Protection Against Domestic Violence – Where You Can Turn To

Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese For JLA’s January General Membership Meeting, MPA YWCA board member Chris Pouisen spoke with JLA about empowering women and domestic violence. Speaking of courage, confidence and the self-sufficiency of women, she presented on the problem of domestic violence and how no one is immune. It’s an important issue for everyone to… Read More

Apply now! ODI

Attention Junior League members! The Nominating & Placement committee is seeking current leaders and interested League members to attend the 2013-2014 Organization Development Institutes (ODI). Each year, the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) hosts the ODI’s—A series of mission-based leadership development meetings, which are a critical component of AJLI’s training program. These training sessions… Read More

E&T: Movie and Conversation

  On a brisk Friday evening in October, a group of JLA members came together for an E&T event– Movie and Conversation. After catching up with each other, the members changed gears and watched Miss Representation, a documentary that focuses on how women are depicted in the media within our country, and how that representation… Read More

Exercise your Civic Responsibility and Prepare to Vote!

The Education & Training Committee wants to send a couple reminders out about the upcoming election! Exercise your Constitutional right by voting in your local and national elections! Important local and national elections will take place on November 6, 2012. If you will be out of town on November 6th, vote early by Absentee Ballot! Requests are due… Read More