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Did you check out our blog yet?
It’s still a new idea for many Junior Leagues, but more are now using their own blogs as an additional communications channel to reach members and their communities. And why…
Happy 40th Birthday, Earth Day!
Four decades after the first Earth Day, this ecological celebration is alive and well – and bigger than ever. While The Junior League is perhaps best known for our work…
How Long Does it Take to Read a Child a Story?
It depends on how many kids. It depends on how many stories. And, if you are one of the 10,000 members of the 12 Junior Leagues of Georgia, it depends on how much time you have to give.
How about 1 million minutes?
The CRC @ 20
CRC. It’s not one of those acronyms that rolls off your tongue. But the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – which, 20 years ago this month, became the first legally binding international convention to affirm human rights for all children – really did make a difference.
Looking back on this landmark action, we also see the value in small steps made by volunteer advocacy groups like The Junior League in advance of big steps made by international bodies like United Nations, with the CRC, or governmental organizations. Because, as we see it, passionate volunteer groups – wherever they are – can set the stage for policy solutions to tough issues.