JLA News and Events
Michelle Wells, JLA President, spent some time with 11Alive's Atl&Co talking about the JLA's mission and our initiatives including Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Human Trafficking and Early Childhood Education. Click here to watch!
New this year - JLA PAC Legislative Updates/Alerts! The PAC committee will send e-blasts with legislative updates throughout the 2014 Legislative Session. We will follow bills impacting women and children and can keep you updated along the way. Please click here and complete the form to sign up to receive the JLA PAC Legislative alerts. Click here to view the 2013-2014 JLA Public Stands.
St. Patrick's Day Sale at Nearly New -
- The CSE/HT committee of the Junior League of Atlanta presents the documentary, "Stop the Candy Shop" on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Atlanta Speech School, in the Love Auditorium, located at 3160 Northside Parkway NW. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Film begins at 11:00 a.m. A panel discussion led by Street Grace, a local organization that works to end commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC) of children through awareness, empowerment and engagement,will immediately follow the documentary. Breakfast will be served. Open to the public. To register, click here.
A Catalyst for Positive Change
Focused on improving the health, education and welfare of women and children, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. serves as a much-needed resource to more than 90 non-profit partners in the Atlanta community.
This year alone members will provide over 34,000 direct service hours to non-profit partners and will serve nearly 750,000 at risk women and children. The JLA Leadership Institute will also issue the first Leadership Development certificates - magnifying community transformation as the recipients serve other non-profits with advocacy, board readiness, marketing, fund development, and volunteer management skills.The JLA advocacy programs will continue to tackle critical issues, such as early childhood education, commercial sexual exploitation, generational poverty, and childhood obesity.
The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. membership inspires service, develops leaders, and empowers one to “Be the Difference” in the Atlanta community.
The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Learn More.