JLB Arts – Hyde Park

By: Alexis Arlett JLB Arts – Hyde Park is an arts-based volunteer placement that takes place two Saturdays per month at Boston Renaissance Children’s Charter School. The JLB volunteers and a group of 20 young girls meet and delve into the different aspects of artistic expression. Each session has a different lesson and is led… Read More

Building Bridges with the JL Boston STEM Program

By Cally McGowan The Junior League of Boston’s STEM community placement is in its second year and thriving in its new home at the Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston. This signature placement encourages young girls to expand their interest and ability in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by participating in a… Read More

Around the World with Learning Circles Charlestown

One of the Junior League of Boston’s signature community placements is Learning Circles, which focuses on developing emotional and physical wellness for pre-adolescent girls. I recently visited the Learning Circles placement at the Boys & Girls Club of Charlestown, which meets every other Tuesday evening. Learning Circles Charlestown serves approximately 25 young girls ages 7-12,… Read More