Restart volunteer shifts are back!

We are so excited to be back volunteering at one of our community partners, Restart Lives! Here are JLL volunteers Susanna Teixidor and Isobel Jewell participating in a recent shift where they were kept busy setting out tables and chairs to ensure socially distanced seating, checking in guests (using laptops donated by the JLL!), serving… Read More

Our AGM is a wrap!

“What this year has taught us is that we are strong and resilient and unstoppable! Don’t stop that momentum! Because we are doing great work and at the end of the day, you won’t remember that good or bad job you had or the TV shows you watched but you will remember the difference you… Read More

Committee of the Year

Our Annual General Meeting is the time that we celebrate our members and our successes of the year… as well as reveal our annual award winners.  So we are thrilled to announce the Holiday Hampers committee as our Committee of the Year. The entire committee did an outstanding job planning and executing our annual Holiday… Read More

Sustainer of the Year

Our Annual General Meeting is the time that we celebrate our members and our successes of the year… as well as reveal our annual award winners.  So we are thrilled to announce Darci Ceasar as our Sustainer of the Year! Darci came in as a recent transfer and stepped up to the challenge to be… Read More

Volunteer of the Year

Our Annual General Meeting is the time that we celebrate our members and our successes of the year… as well as reveal our annual award winners.  Our member of the year this year is quite exceptional.  Not only has she been double placed, she has also been instrumental behind the scenes in supporting the JLL and… Read More

May Member of the Month

Our May Member of the Month is our Community Rockstar (Community VP) Cara Rubinsky.  Lockdowns and Zoom have changed our community programming this year and Cara has led the team masterfully including help getting World Book Day planned with COVID. She has also helped us pivot our impact from relying on in person volunteerism to… Read More

April Members of the Month

We are thrilled to announce that Kaitlin Fritz and Puja Parekh are our joint Members of the Month for April! Kaitlin and Puja went above and beyond in every step of planning for our Spring Conference. They committed endless hours to creating content, coordinating with speakers and keeping us on track, all of which helped… Read More

DEI Reflections

At the start of this League year we launched our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force and we’ve accomplished so much since then!  A few of our Task Force members reflect in this post about why they joined the Task Force and what they’ve learned… click on their names to hear what they have to… Read More

March Member of the Month

We are pleased to announce Sustainer Director, Alyson Tart as our March Member of the Month.  Alyson has balanced many different virtual activities for our Sustainer Community including launching the Mentoring Programme, murder mystery and escape room events, as well as socials, baking and cookie decorating, which have included founding members of the JLL as… Read More

Statement about violence against women

The week has seen an outpouring of grief and anger over the disappearance of Sarah Everard, who vanished earlier this month as she walked home in Clapham, south London.  The subsequent events and various reactions from officials have sparked an outrage. They have triggered feelings from women about the abuse and violence they face, igniting… Read More