Community Outreach

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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#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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#TBT to our “Discover You” Project!

#TBT to our “Discover You” Project!

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  #TBT to November when some of our members held a fun graduation for the children participating in our Mar Vista Project! The graduation was to celebrate the kids accomplishments throughout the session. Our “Discover You” arts education program is comprised of creative arts workshops focused on improving the creativity and self-confidence of pre-teens. We’re excited to kick off our…

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#TBT 9Dots Done in a Day

#TBT 9Dots Done in a Day

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  #TBT to when the Junior League of Los Angeles partnered with 9Dots on 10/15 to put on a Fall Science Extravaganza. Students boarded the Magic School Bus with JLLA volunteers to Get Planted and explore the biology of the Fall season. Students read the “Pumpkin Jack” and “From Seed to Pumpkin” and participated in 3 fall/science themed activity stations….

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In The World of Junior Leagues – Done In A Days are the equivalent of Pumpkin Spice lattes

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It was one of those dreary Saturday mornings, lightly misting and cold, that screamed – Just stay home, put on some sweats and curl up under a warm blanket watching Sex In The City reruns.  Instead, I was grumpily driving to one of my first Done In A Day (DIAD) projects.  We were working with a non-profit organization that helps…

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JLLA Daybreak Bookshelf Dedication

JLLA Daybreak Bookshelf Dedication

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  Last Friday the Junior League of Los Angeles donated a bookshelf to one of our current projects, Daybreak. Daybreak is in association with OPCC and Lamp, who JLLA has been working with for the past fourteen years. Daybreak is the only program on the westside of Los Angeles designed for homeless women suffering from long-term debilitating mental illness’. The…

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Mar Vista Family Center and JLLA Working together to Empower LA’s Youth

Mar Vista Family Center and JLLA Working together to Empower LA’s Youth

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The Junior League of Los Angeles works with Mar Vista Family Center (MVFC) in many capacities, from Done-in-a-Day (DIAD) activities, to our standing arts-based project.  Our project this year is called “Discover You: Around the World”.  For six weeks this fall children learned about a different country, it’s language, food, art, culture, and history.  They had the opportunity to journal…

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