How Inflation and Heat Are Impacting Junior League of Dallas Community Partners

Thursday, August 25, 2022 With a record-setting hot summer across North Texas, the cost of cooling homes and running appliances is skyrocketing. This combined with the increasing inflation on everyday items like gas and food is putting stress on those most in need in our community as well as the non-profit organizations that serve them, […]

Congratulations to the 2022 – 2023 T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute Class

Monday, August 22, 2022   We are proud to announce our T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute Class of 2022 – 2023: Jenna Berg Kimberly Blanton-Day Aleshea Carriere Jennifer Childers Alexis Cook Julianne (Julie) Cook Nicole Devlin Ann Fritsche Brandi Garrett Kelsey M George Paige Hayes Amber Knowles Kelsey Kolandjian Christine Leatherberry Ashlee Long-Washington Audrey Maxwell […]

Members Honored with “20 Under 40” Recognition

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Earlier this spring, several Junior League of Dallas members were honored by People Newspapers’ “20 Under 40” recognition. People Newspapers covers the Dallas neighborhoods of Park Cities and Preston Hollow, and this feature profiles young professionals from a variety of career fields who have made a difference in their workplaces and […]

2022 – 2023 President’s Letter

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 After an incredible year of celebrating our Centennial, today marks the start of our next 100 years. We are as dedicated as we have ever been to developing the potential of women, promoting voluntarism, and addressing critical needs in Dallas through the effective action and leadership of our trained volunteers.  No […]

Community Outreach 2022 Winter Project: Ending Period Poverty Initiative

Tuesday, May 17, 2022   Each year, the League completes a community project in the fall, winter and spring. The community project slate allows the League the flexibility to provide ad hoc, timely support to address critical community programs or issues that arise throughout the year. This year’s winter project embodies the JLD’s can-do spirit. […]

JLD Signature Project Spotlight: Women LEAD

Saturday, May 7, 2022 On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, the Women LEAD Committee hosted the 10 Women LEAD scholarship finalists at the Junior League of Dallas Headquarters for their annual speech competition. Every year, senior girls from three local high schools, Thomas Jefferson, South Oak Cliff and Emmett J. Conrad, are invited to participate in […]

100 Years of History

Monday, May 2, 2022   The Junior League of Dallas 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.(1) JLD strives to be the premier organization to connect and develop women to improve the quality of life […]

Agency Spotlight: Scottish Rite for Children

Sunday, April 10, 2022 With the Centennial celebration of the Junior League of Dallas, comes the celebration of the numerous community partnerships that have helped shape the League throughout the past 100 years. This year, we’re pleased to mark our Centennial alongside Scottish Rite for Children, JLD’s first agency partner. Scottish Rite for Children was […]

Juanita Craft’s Legacy Honored by City as Centennial Project Nears Completion

Sunday, March 6, 2022   Juanita J. Craft knew what she wanted her legacy to be. “I want them to remember one thing – I raised hell with them.” As a prominent Dallas civil rights leader and the second Black woman elected to the Dallas City Council, Craft led a three-decade long fight for desegregation […]

JLD Blog: JLD Accepts Pride of Texas Award

Tuesday, January 11, 2022   The Junior League of Dallas was honored with the Pride of Texas Award during this year’s State Fair of Texas opening ceremony. The award is presented each year to an individual or group that has demonstrated the qualities that Texans are best known for: strength, friendliness, hard-working, courageous and perhaps […]