Women powered. Mission Driven.

Serving New York City communities since 1901.

Our Mission

Based in New York City (NYC), The Junior League of the City of New York, Inc., is an organization of women whose Mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We welcome all women who value our mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities.

Upcoming Events

Attend an Event

NYJL Bandstand 2022

Friday, September 30
We've got chills, and they're multiplyin'! Grab your poodle skirts, leather jackets and dancin' shoes as we kick off another New York Junior League year on Friday, September 30th, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. $90 • NYJL Member Ticket …


In the mid-1970s, Mary Ellen Fahs, President (1970-1972) of the New York Junior League, sensed that cultural change was underfoot, and she set out to ensure that the Junior League evolved to stay up-to-date with the times and lead the way on matters of inclusion. By working with 24 civic and education groups — including […]

Growing up on the Upper East Side, Serra Eken says the New York Junior League (NYJL) was a huge part of her life from the earliest of years. Some of her closest childhood friends had mothers who were members, and during her time volunteering in high school at the Inwood House – an organization that […]

On April 30, New York Junior League (“NYJL”) President Dayna Cassidy was joined by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, NYC Parks and Recreation Commissioner Susan Donoghue, Manhattan Borough Parks Commissioner William Castro, members of the NYJL Board of Directors and Management Council, and NYJL and community volunteers in Seward Park. Since 1992, the NYJL’s Playground Improvement Project […]

Association of Junior Leagues International

The AJLI connects over 295 Junior Leagues, comprising 125,000 women, across 4 countries.

The Astor House

NYJL’s headquarters, the historic Astor House on the Upper East Side, is available to host your next event. Create a memorable experience for your guests while supporting the NYJL’s mission.


New York Junior League
130 East 80th Street
New York, NY 10075
Phone: 212.288.6220
Email: info@nyjl.org

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