Help Us Reach Our #GivingTuesday Goal! by: Katie Hatch

Dear Members, Supporters & Friends, Happy 115th Anniversary! As a member of the Junior League of Boston, we know that you are as proud of our league’s history as we are and are excited to celebrate this milestone. Throughout the year, we will be featuring our league’s accomplishments and growth. We hope that you will… Read More

Meet the 2021 Slate by: Katie Hatch

The Nominating Council is thrilled to introduce you to the Junior League of Boston’s 2021 Leadership Slate! We had the pleasure of interviewing a phenomenal group of committed and talented women. We look forward to seeing them lead the way as JL Boston continues to live its mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the… Read More

Take Action – Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention by: Katie Hatch

Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention The Junior League of Boston (JL Boston) is committed to educating its members and the public about domestic and sexual violence.  The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) defines domestic violence as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a… Read More

Critical Grants Awarded to Boston Area Families and Organizations Addressing COVID-19 Issues for Women and Girls by: Katie Hatch

Critical Grants Awarded to Boston Area Families and Organizations Addressing COVID-19 Issues for Women and Girls The Junior League of Boston (JL Boston) is pleased to announce their contribution totaling $22,500 to various Greater Boston organizations and families in support of the impact COVID-19 is having across the community. The grants were announced at the… Read More

JL Boston attends Mass Women’s Conference by: Rachel Quimby

This past December, the Junior League of Boston had the opportunity to display our work at the Workplace Summit at the prestigious Massachusetts Conference for Women. Surrounded by more than 10,000 attendees, JL Boston volunteers had the opportunity to network with interested women. Missed us at the conference? Not to worry! The Junior League of… Read More

Q&A Mentorship Program by: Rachel Quimby

Focus on Mentorship with Connie Henderson and Courtney Astemborski Connie Henderson (Transfer Manager and VP-Elect of Membership) and Courtney Astemborski (Transfer Manager-Elect) completed the first Junior League of Boston Mentorship program in 2017. Connie was Courtney’s mentor. They loved the program and a great friendship has blossomed from their mentorship relationship. Below is an edited… Read More

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Training: Responding to Disclosures by: Rachel Quimby

It’s an all too true fact that domestic violence is closer within our community than many would like to acknowledge. 1 in 4 women experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner contact sexual violence, and/or intimate partner stalking, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. After we let the magnitude of this problem sink… Read More

Community STEM Program is accepting in-kind laptop donations by: Rachel Quimby

It’s that time of year again when college students across the country return to campus and gear up for another semester. Maybe technology meant a typewriter when you were in college, or if it wasn’t that long ago a PDA for taking notes. These days, many college students take advantage of end-of-summer sales to get… Read More