Nearly 200 Junior Leagues Will Meet in Chicago for The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.’s Fall Leadership Conference
League leaders will explore new fundraising techniques, Washington advocacy and Baby Boomer volunteers as well as AJLI’s position on child sex trafficking
AJLI President Toni Freeman said, “It is fitting that this leadership event will take place in
Ms. Freeman noted that the communities in which today’s Leagues operate are confronting a broad range of issues, and that leadership training—the main focus of this event—is a critical element to finding success in dealing with them. The conference involves women who are either Presidents or Presidents-Elect of their Leagues. Together, they will explore logistical and motivational issues like new fundraising techniques, organizing effective advocacy meetings in
At the same time, the League leaders will learn more about the implementation of AJLI’s Strategic Roadmap and Plan, which addresses the future of The Junior League and its changing member roles, as well as engaging them on AJLI’s position on the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct, a world travel industry initiative that aspires to end child prostitution, child pornography and trafficking of children for sexual purposes.
About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.
Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) is comprised of more than 155,000 women in 293 Junior Leagues throughout
Tracy Van Buskirk