Our recent training on promoting positive body image was an active, engaging, and eye-opening discussion lead by Dr. Caryn Bello, a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in self-esteem, body image and eating disorders.
When we asked Charity Gala Committee Chair Celeste Scott-Walker about this year’s team she mentioned a quote by Sandra Day O’Conner: “We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.” … Read More
By: Ashley Young As part of the JL Boston Salon Series, I recently had the opportunity to spend an evening at the home of member Kaitlin Gastrock and hear Kellie Harvey lead a discussion around the cycle of domestic violence. Kelly, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, works at The Door Is Open Counseling Center as… Read More
On Friday, February 10, doors opened to a sold-out crowd of 250 people at the Foundation Room in the Boston House of Blues. The live auction kicked off with emcees Ashlee Feldman from JAM’N 945 and Ghandi from Matty in the Morning getting the crowd excited to bid on bachelors and a wide variety of… Read More
Kicking off our 2017 member spotlight series is 5 year member and future Membership Council Director, Maura FitzDaniel. Maura chatted with us about what inspires her about volunteering.
JL Boston’s new STEM program to help foster a new generation of girls in science STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. economy. Between 2014 and 2024, the demand for STEM jobs will increase 17 percent, as compared to 12 percent for non-STEM jobs¹. However, educating… Read More
Over the last 110 years, the Junior League of Boston has been a strong supporter of the needs of the greater Boston Metro community, from making clothing and supplies for Union soldiers to developing projects such as the Good Grief Program and the Women’s Informational Referral and Education Service to address social issues in the… Read More
As a nonprofit, your primary responsibility is your constituency and cause. To determine how best to meet your responsibility, ask yourself at least two questions: What do our constituencies or causes need the most? What is the most effective way of meeting these needs? Sometimes the answer may be to provide a service. Sometimes it… Read More
As we begin another cold winter here in Boston, many of us will take for granted the warm homes we return to each night, but not everyone in our community is so lucky; there are approximately 4,000 homeless youth in the Boston public school system alone. Our ten community mentoring programs for girls are part… Read More
The Nominating Council is thrilled to introduce you to the 2017 Junior League of Boston Slate. Please join us in congratulating these accomplished women who will be leading the League as we transition to our new leadership model. Throughout the Nominating process the Council was impressed by the energy, commitment and strong desire to lead… Read More