Steps to Success Committee Helps Pave the Way for Independent, Successful Living

Finding a job is hard. Managing your finances when you face paycheck insecurity is even harder. The Steps to Success committee believes that every adult has a right to uncover their own unique path to independent successful living, and these are the issues the Steps to Success committee helps to solve through education, guidance, and […]

New York Junior League Steps in to Support Victims of Bronx Fire

The Community Team has completed the NYJL Bronx Fire Response! We donated 100 Children’s backpacks (filled with notebooks, pencils, and crayons), 300 hygiene kits (filled with soap, shampoo, comb, deodorant), and 75 go bags (filled with socks, charger, snacks) to the survivors of the Bronx Fire. All donations were shipped directly to the Astor House […]

While a pandemic brings uncertainty, NYJL encourages girls to put their ambitions to work

⁠Working with longtime community partners Union Settlement and SCAN-Harbor, NYJL’s Personal Advancement and Leadership (PAL) committee mentors girls as they explore continuing education opportunities, broad career aspirations, and life skills.⁠ Last year, when the pandemic disrupted daily life, the NYJL reached out to community partners to offer immediate help and strategize ways to provide  essential […]

Life Through Another Lens: Marion Hedges

“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. Recently appearing on NBC’s TODAY show, NYJL Board Member Marion Hedges announced the launch of a new nonprofit and reflected on […]