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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Oct052021

Marathon Mixer

Tue, Oct 5, 7:00 PM Astor House, 130 East 80th Street, New York, NY

Meet Team NYJL, which will run the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7! Enjoy light bites and sips as we toast our Team NYJL runners.

Proof of vaccination is required to attend. read more

Oct162021

Fall Architecture Walking Tour

Sat, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Midtown Manhattan or Flatiron

Join us for the 41st Biannual Fall House Tour! This season’s tour celebrates the fabulous architecture and skyscrapers of the Midtown Design District and the Flatiron Neighborhood. read more

Nov062021

Marathon Brunch

Saturday, November 6 Astor House, 130 East 80th Street, New York, NY

Save the date for Team NYJL’s annual Marathon Brunch the day before the TCS New York City Marathon. More details coming soon. Proof of vaccination is required to attend. read more

News

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.

“Life Through Another Lens” features stories of NYJL members, in their own words, to shed light on how we experience the world and the NYJL through different lenses informed by our individual cultural identities. During Black History Month, NYJL President interviewed past NYJL President Gena Lovett, who served as the first Black president at the […]

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.

Contact

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

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