October Member of the Month

We are thrilled to recognise Kaelynn Smith as our October Member of the Month!   Kaelynn dived in this League year, being double placed as the New Member Development Co-Chair as well as the Spring Soiree Co-Chair.  She delivered a successful New Member programme despite, for the first time ever in our history, having to run… Read More

Little Black Dress Initiative Autumn 2020 Campaign

We wear black because a staggering 28% of Londoners (2.5 million people) live below the poverty line. As part of the LBDI campaign, women participating will be wearing the same black outfit for five consecutive days from 9-13 November and sharing content across their social networks in order to illustrate the effects poverty can have on… Read More

September Member of the Month

We are thrilled to recognise Tori Esposito as our September Member of the Month!  In a time when we can’t meet in person due to COVID restrictions, Tori has demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond to navigate obstacles, challenge conventional thinking and brainstorm on new ideas and approaches!  She exemplified this through creative… Read More

Honouring Black History Month

Black History Month (BHM) in the UK began in 1987.  The Junior League of London DEI Task Force hosted a series of events honouring and highlighting exceptional Black people and their heritage throughout the month of October. We’d like to give a big THANK YOU to our guest speakers for these series:  Jennifer Coleman, Dr.… Read More

Volunteer Story: Hestia

Hestia, one of the Junior League of London’s Community partners, provides support and refuge for women who have experienced domestic violence and modern slavery. JLL “adopted” Hestia refugees in Ealing and Harrow and worked with staff to send personalised gifts to keep the kids there occupied during lockdown. Often, the women and children have had… Read More

Autumn Leader Training a Big Success!

On Saturday 3rd October, we held our Autumn Leader training day, for both current and aspiring leaders.  It was an afternoon of inspiration and self-development — all virtual, of course!  Members learned how to chart their leadership path, create practical skills about telling their JLL Story and heard exciting updates from our executive team.  The… Read More

August Member of the Month

We are thrilled to announce August’s Member of the Month as Tonya Holmes.  Tonya was a new member in August 2019 and has quickly stepped up to a major responsibility this year in Chairing the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force.  In this capacity, Tonya is leading a team of 11 members focused on embedding… Read More

An Inspiring General Meeting

We held our first General Member Meeting of the year on Monday, 21st September to a great online crowd, 60+ strong! Our LEAD keynote from Tom Hatton on ‘Collective Collaboration’ which fits in so well with our theme of #JLLBetterTogether this year. This one hour session was both informational and inspirational – providing great tips on… Read More

Volunteer Story: RESTART

RESTART, a long standing community partner for the Junior League of London, is an inspiring organisation providing meals and a place to relax to those without a home. RESTART has been diligent about providing excellent community service while adhering to COVID guidelines.  Masks or face shields are worn by volunteers at all times, gloves and… Read More

July Member of the Month

As our Homelessness CAT co-chair, Liz is actively working the frontline helping the JLL and its partners battle poverty in London that’s been magnified by COVID.  Liz has been instrumental in working to understand the evolving needs of our community partners as they navigate the challenges of COVID.  Liz has worked particularly closely with RESTART,… Read More