Women powered. Mission Driven.

Serving New York City communities since 1901.

Our Mission

Based in New York City (NYC), 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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End of Year Party: Summer Pinknic

Thu, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Summer Pinknic Thursday, June 23rd, 8:00-11:00pm The Astor House 130 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075   Join the New York Junior League and the Astor House Events committee as we kick off the summer with our annual end…


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 […]

On April 30, the New York Junior League’s Personal Advancement & Leadership (PAL) committee had the honor of hosting Career Day 2022, an event designed to introduce young, female New Yorkers to a myriad of potential career and service paths following high school graduation. This year, 45 young ladies attended Career Day at the Astor […]

For many New Yorkers, Broadway epitomizes the best the city has to offer. With its lights, action and music, Broadway shows have the power to transport us to another world through emotion. That is certainly the case for members of the New York Junior League’s Beacon to Broadway committee, many of whom join due to […]

A Note about COVID-19 Safety

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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