Women powered. Mission Driven.

Since 1901.

Our Mission

The New York Junior League (NYJL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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

As part of New York City’s Key to NYC program, all members, staff, and guests who enter Astor House will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to wear masks, except when eating or drinking. Please contact the event organizer for more information about how to show proof of vaccination.
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Marathon Brunch

Sat, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Astor House, 130 East 80th Street, New York, NY
Celebrate our Team NYJL runners while enjoying a spirited Saturday morning brunch at the Astor House. Proof of vaccination is required to attend. Purchase Ticket • $75.00 Click here to learn more about how you can celebrate Team NYJL and support our…

Team NYJL Cheer Stations

Sunday, November 7 Multiple Locations - TBD

Cheer on Team NYJL with fellow NYJL members, family & friends! Course location and more details coming soon.

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70th Winter Ball

Saturday, February 26 Cipriani South Street, 10 South Street, New York, NY
Save the Date for the 70th Annual Winter Ball Reflections and Radiance: Restoring and Rebuilding New York City Together Winter Ball is a special event, bringing together volunteers, family, and friends to honor recipients of our Outstanding Sustainer and Outstanding…


New York, NY – October 18, 2021  The New York Junior League’s (NYJL) Community Improvement Project has selected the Abyssinian Development Corporation and Goddard Riverside as its 2021–2022 community partners. The Community Improvement Project (CIP) creates a one-year partnership with a selected organization to increase the organization’s community impact. This year’s CIP partners will receive […]

Submit your recipes and/or cover art for the NYJL’s 120th Anniversary Cookbook!  In celebration of the New York Junior League’s 120 years of service to the New York City community, we are thrilled to soon launch the 120th Anniversary Celebration Cookbook – but we need the help of our valued members!

Last spring, NYJL’s Playground Improvement Project (PIP) hosted a ribbon cutting at St. Nicholas Park, broadcast live on Instagram, to celebrate the completion of this year’s project to beautify the park.

A Note about COVID-19 Safety

As part of New York City’s Key to NYC program, all members, staff, and guests who enter Astor House will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to wear masks, except when eating or drinking. This policy also extends to all in-person community volunteer engagements where the volunteer is representing the NYJL.  

Photos on this website illustrate activities that occurred before and during the current pandemic. The purpose of these photos, especially those captured prior to the pandemic, is to demonstrate NYJL’s activities in general; therefore, the images on this website do not necessarily reflect the current time and situation, especially as COVID-19 circumstances continue to evolve. Follow the News log and our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on our activities as they happen in real time. 

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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