By Sharon Mvundura
February was Black History Month in Canada and the United States. Along with other Leagues in North America, we celebrated through a fantastic awareness campaign created by the AJLI. Missed it? Check out the great content below. Our biggest takeaway was that we have made great strides in our society for equality […]
"The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies are no exception. This year’s International Day of the Girl (IDG) on October 11 marks the beginning of a year-long effort to spur global attention and action to the challenges and opportunities girls face before, […]
"Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve."
- Martin Luther King Jr.
Volunteers give of themselves because they take responsibility for the success of their communities. Because they know that with the ability to serve comes a duty to empower others. Because solidarity is crucial to the human experience. And because through serving others, […]
Blackjack Ball Cancellation
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Blackjack Ball has been canceled. We sincerely apologize to all of our valued ticket holders. The Citadel is refunding tickets in full. If you have not yet received your refund, please contact their Box Office at 780-425-1820.
We look forward to seeing you at other Junior League events and […]
By Kathy House & Laurie Gallagher
The Junior League of Edmonton is proud to be a volunteer community partner with Trauma Informed Edmonton. This blog post explains what Trauma Informed Edmonton is and why Junior League Edmonton is supporting the cause.
Trauma Informed Edmonton:
Who is Trauma Informed Edmonton?
Trauma Informed Edmonton is a […]
By Kirsty Wilson and Phalyn Chenard
Organizational Development Institutes, or ODIs, are a series of educational training workshops delivered throughout the year by the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI). Year after year, ODIs demonstrate their effectiveness as informative, inspiring and innovative destination training programs.
The first ODI of the year was held at the […]
Amanda Mouait is an Independent Consultant with Arbonne International. She started her business nearly ten years ago while working full time in the insurance industry. She loved both, but after welcoming her first daughter in 2009, she and her decided dropping the full time gig was the way to go. She has since been what […]
By Phalyn Chenard
A new city, four days, three nights, five flights, six workshops, two plenaries, two luncheons, one regional meeting and 350 new faces later – I’m home – energized, educated and ready to make a difference.
The Association of Junior League’s International holds several conferences each year in order to connect, inspire and […]
by Aileena Minhas
In an effort to enable the League to increase its positive impact on the community, the board of directors established the Community Assistance Fund (CAF) in February 1986. The fund is designed to accommodate outside requests for financial assistance without committing League volunteers. It allows the League to cooperate with and participate […]
By Aileena Minhas
There are several different reasons why women join the Junior League of Edmonton. I took to the streets to see what the top reasons are for women to join. The top three reasons that I found include, volunteering within the community, networking and meeting like-minded women & leadership training.
1) Giving Back […]