Junior League of Los Angeles Annual Meeting May 2017

60 Questions with Katie Young McCullough

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  As a new way for Leaguers to know our leadership, we’ve created JLLA’s 60 questions. Why 60 questions? JLLA members volunteer more than 60,000 hours per year in the Los Angeles Community – we’ve saved our leaders some time and went with 60!    Katie Young McCullough, President-Elect 1. What drives you in Junior League? My focus is making sure JLLA stays…

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JLLA Leadership 2017-2018

A Note To New Members: Why JLLA?

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Nearly 100 interested women have already attended JLLA recruitment events this year, with just a few sessions remaining. What makes the Junior League of Los Angeles such a special organization for women to grow and thrive? One of our current JLLA members, Victoria Gordon, recently shared her JLLA story:

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JLLA Annual Meeting and Member Spotlight | June 2017

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“And then, one fairy night, May became June.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald We had a great time celebrating the end of another inspiring League year during the JLLA Annual Meeting on May 23rd at the Jonathan Club in Downtown Los Angeles. The collective efforts of 1,100 JLLA members have improved the community through voluntarism, civic engagement, and through the training and…

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#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON ANNE CLARK

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON ANNE CLARK

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This year JLLA is sharing personal stories from our members about why they have joined, why they continue their membership and what being a member means to them. Thank you Anne Clark for sharing! As a long time Active, I’m often asked how I stay engaged in JLLA. My perspective has been, I’ll keep being involved as long as there are…

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#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON EMILY BOVE

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON EMILY BOVE

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Emily Bove is a women’s rights advocate currently serving as the Executive Director of Women Thrive Alliance, a DC-based global advocacy network of grassroots women’s rights and gender equality organizations. She has more than 10 years of experience working with communities and grassroots organizations in Indonesia, Cameroon, and the Caribbean. After finishing a Graduate Exchange Program at Georgetown University where…

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Flashback to JLLA’s Community Leadership Forum!

Flashback to JLLA’s Community Leadership Forum!

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  Homelessness, mental health and financial instability are just some of the immense barriers foster youth face in trying to obtain a quality education, an esteemed panel of guests concluded on December 2nd at the Junior League of Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Forum held at the Downtown Central Library. Every year, the Junior League of Los Angeles brings together members…

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JLLA TO PROMOTE LITERACY TO OVER 300 KIDS

JLLA TO PROMOTE LITERACY TO OVER 300 KIDS

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The Junior League of Los Angeles will read books, teach crafts and develop-literacy focused activities for over 300 children ages 3-6 and their families over the course of two days in March. The events will take place March 11th and March 25th to coincide with Read Across California Month, an initiative established by the State Legislature via a resolution that…

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A Look Back at Harvest Boutique!

A Look Back at Harvest Boutique!

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The Junior League of Los Angeles hosted over 500 guests at its 17th Annual Harvest Boutique fundraiser on Sunday, November 20th, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE. This year’s event featured a fun-filled day of shopping with over 50 unique boutique vendors, including Rebecca Taylor, Blushington, and Kendra Scott. The event also included a silent auction and…

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#TBT to JLLA’s first Children’s Bureau Session of the New Year!

#TBT to JLLA’s first Children’s Bureau Session of the New Year!

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This past weekend JLLA members held their first Children’s Bureau session of the New Year! Thank you to everyone who participated! We’re looking forward to more amazing and engaging sessions! The Children’s Bureau first started in 1904 as a volunteer group which successfully advocated for legislation to protect children.  In 2008, Children’s Bureau opened its new Magnolia Place Family Center,…

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#WCW Spotlight on Congressmember Karen Bass

#WCW Spotlight on Congressmember Karen Bass

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Karen Bass is our #wcw today! She is currently the U.S. Representative for California’s 37th congressional district. She is also the first black woman to hold the role of Speaker in any state Assembly. In California, Bass has focused on improving education facilities, health care and the foster care system. #differencemaker

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