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 […]

NYJL’s Playground Improvement Project Committee Honors Michelle Go’s Legacy

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 […]