Find Your New Favorite Holiday Recipe in the NYJL 120th Anniversary Cookbook

Looking for new recipes to impress your friends and family this Thanksgiving? Our collectible 120th Anniversary NYJL cookbook features more than 160 recipes curated from NYJL members and friends, local NYC restaurants, our 1974 cookbook New York Entertains and 1994 cookbook I’ll Taste Manhattan, and other Junior League cookbooks nationwide.  When the Astor House was […]

Celebrating NYJL’s Long History of Supporting Children in the Arts

As you may have seen in the most recent Astor House lobby display, the New York Junior League has a long history of fostering youth engagement in culture and the arts in New York City. In fact, this legacy of connecting young hearts and minds to the arts spans back as far as 1905, when […]

NYJL Reflects on Its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Journey

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 […]

Welcoming Our New NYJL President, Serra Eken

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 […]