Promoting Positive Body Image Training with Dr. Caryn Bello by: Stephanie Lincoln

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.

April (Double) Member Spotlight: Gala Girls by: Stephanie Lincoln

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

Salon Series Recap: Cycle of Violence by: Stephanie Lincoln

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

2017 Boston Bachelor Auction Raises Nearly $30,000 by: Alicia Dunn

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

STEM – Engineering a Brighter Tomorrow by: Alicia Dunn

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

110 Years of Impact, 110 Years of Giving by: Alicia Dunn

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

JL Boston Teams Up with ArtLifting to Increase Homelessness Awareness by: Alicia Dunn

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

Meet the 2017 JL Boston Slate! by: Alicia Dunn

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