The Junior League of Birmingham, AL
JLB lies three miles from I-20, dubbed “the sex trafficking superhighway.” JLB leaders recognized that women and children served by their programs were at greater risk for being targeted for sex trafficking.
The Junior League of Tampa
Seeing a need to bring many community organizations to the table in an important election year, in 2018 The Junior League of Tampa (JLT) launched Activate813. Activate813 is a non-partisan initiative, and focuses on voter education, registration, and engagement within Hillsborough County.
The Junior League of Boston
For its Public Awareness and Advocacy Committee initiative, the Junior League of Boston wanted its members and participants to develop their skills as civic leaders by creating a conference to serve as a forum for conversations around the tough issues women and girls face today.
The Junior League of Wilmington
The culmination of a two-year effort, last year the Junior League of Wilmington was instrumental in Delaware becoming the 21st state to pass a version of Erin’s Law, which requires age-appropriate child sexual abuse education for all K-6 students in Delaware’s public and charter schools as well as related training for teachers and other staff members.
The Junior League of Los Angeles
Since 2008 the Junior League of Los Angeles' Community Leadership Forum continues to leverage JLLA's position in the community as respected advocates in two focus areas: literacy and the self-esteem/empowerment of foster youth.
The Junior Leagues of California State Public Affairs Committee
Junior Leagues have been so effective in recent years as advocates that we have established our first Public Policy & Advocacy Award.
So it’s a pleasure to present the first award in Public Policy & Advocacy to the Junior Leagues of California State Public Affairs Committee for its Maternal Mental Health Advocacy Project, which it began five years ago.