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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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Cocktails for a Cause

Cocktails for a Cause

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Thank you to all of our members and their family and friends who attended the first Cocktails for a Cause event of the year! With over 130 in attendance we completed a successful school supply project drive for the Mar Vista Family Center! A huge thank you to STK for hosting our event and for creating our specialty JLLA cocktail!…

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Announcing our 2016 Harvest Boutique Honorees!

Announcing our 2016 Harvest Boutique Honorees!

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This year we are thrilled to honor two civic leaders who are dedicated to building better communities.  Our Community Achievement Award recipient is Jeanne Pritzker, founder and chair of Foster Care Counts, and the Spirit of Voluntarism Award recipient is Daryn Horton, JLLA sustaining member and past president.  Scroll down to read about these amazing women and don’t forget to…

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Sometimes Being A New Mother Hurts

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This month JLLA’s very own Joy Burkhard, a founder, Executive Director and Board Chair of 2020 Mom, a national nonprofit dedicated to closing gaps in maternal mental health care through convening, collaborating, advocacy and education wrote a blog post for AJLI! The post focuses on depression and anxiety that 80% of mother’s feel after giving birth. Roughly 15% of those women will go on…

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