Life Through Another Lens: Raven Carter

“Life Through Another Lens” features stories of our members, in their own words, shedding light on how we experience the world and the NYJL through different lenses informed by our individual cultural identities. As we reflect on the last year, and how the pandemic forced us to change the way we live and volunteer, we invited NYJL […]

Life Through Another Lens: Charlene Chuang

“Life Through Another Lens” features stories of our 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. On the occasion of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Charlene Chuang shares her perspective. What prompted you to become a member […]

Life Through Another Lens: Kathleen Adams

This is the first of a new series that highlights the stories of our members, in their own words. This series aims to shed light on how our volunteers experience the world , their volunteer service, and the NYJL through different lenses, informed by our individual cultural identities. For our first installment, in honor of […]

Life Through Another Lens: Contessa Officer

“Life Through Another Lens” brings the stories of our members, in their own words, shedding light on how we experience the world and the NYJL through different lenses, informed by our individual cultural identities. This article has been lightly edited for clarity. What prompted you to become a member of the New York Junior League […]

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 […]