The NYJL Goes On: Volunteer Development Strives and Thrives

By Rachel Geringer-Dunn, NYJL New Membership committee co-chair COVID-19 has impacted every part of our lives. We never could have imagined that nearly a year into the pandemic, face masks and social distancing would still be a way of life. Despite the challenging mandate of staying home and away from one another, New York Junior […]

NYJL volunteer shares her experience serving on a nonprofit junior board

Interview between Kaitlyn Krouse, NET Committee and Haley Mitchell, PIP Committee and Learn Fresh Junior Board Member   If you are interested in learning more about nonprofit board service please sign up to attend the next NET NonProfit Mixer on Tuesday, December 8,  from 7:00–9:00 p.m. Haley Mitchell is originally from Powder Springs, GA, and […]

Video: Community Issues Forum

Community Action and Advocacy Around Homelessness and Food Insecurity in the Current Environment Monday, April 20, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. Featuring panelists: Manhattan Borough President – Gale Brewer New York City Councilman – Ben Kallos New York State Senator – Liz Krueger Win Vice President of Policy and Planning – Jessica Yager Panel discussion moderated […]

Navigating the NYC Salary History Ban

To increase awareness about the new Salary History Ban, Advocates for Public Policy hosted a training session to help NYJL volunteers, members of the community they support and job seekers understand their rights and offer some tips on how women can answer a question related to job salary, if asked. The panel included two attorneys, […]

Engagement Events Hosts a Special Thirsty Thursday Placement Networking Event

With over 50 volunteer committees, the New York Junior League has many options available for volunteers to interact with the community. The Engagement Events committee recently hosted a Thirsty Thursday with a special Placement “sneak peek” to give volunteers a chance to interact with different committees and to learn about the work and responsibilities of […]