The Importance of Emotional Intelligence for Leadership

The Junior League of  Raleigh knows the importance of member training.  On October 6 we will have our first 2021 League-wide training event on The importance of Emotional Intelligence for leadership. Our training team is excited to delve into emotional intelligence with our members, exploring the importance of awareness, communication, and relationship management.

JLR Member Spotlight – Meet Our Teachers

The Junior League of Raleigh is proud to spotlight our many educators who in addition to volunteering for one of our placements, helps shape our community by teaching. Jessica Weaver Meet Jessica Weaver whose current JLR placement serves the Boys & Girls Club.  Jessica is a kindergarten teacher at Bugg Magnet Elementary School Center for… Read More

Let’s Flaming-le Recruitment Social

On October 13 at 6:30 p.m., join us at the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership (711 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh), and ?Let’s Flaming-le? Tour our building, have some refreshments and learn all about what you can expect from your Provisional year in the Junior League of Raleigh. Please RSVP here!

Green Chair Project Bedding Drive

Sweeter Dreams Bed Program The Green Chair Project is hosting a Back to School bedding donation drive throughout the month of September. With your help, The Green Chair Project can provide 250 children with a bed of their own as they head Back to School! The Green Chair Project is specifically requesting brand new bed… Read More

Provisional Class Training – November 2021

The November provisional training on  11/1 and 11/3 on Zoom will focus on leadership.  Amazing JLR women share TedTalk-style talks covering a variety of leadership topics.  Training will also highlight our annual Spree campaign and willingness to serve opportunities. On November 29th, the provisional class will participate in The Poverty Simulation experience to promote poverty… Read More

Shop the JLR Bookshop!

Shop for your books through the JLR Bookshop Affiliate page! Your purchase will support independent bookstores and 10% of your sale will be donated to The Junior League of Raleigh! Our JLR Bookshop includes several categories of book recommendations, including a list of JLR Book Club books, recommended DE&I reads, books on leadership and professional… Read More

Pinwheels at JLR building bring awareness to child abuse prevention

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month and in support of our community partner SAFEchild, we have planted a pinwheel garden in front of the Junior League of Raleigh building, the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership. Prevent Child Abuse America introduced the Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign in 2008. According to their website, the pinwheels “represent… Read More

Statement on the Atlanta attacks

The news of the horrific murders in Atlanta, including six Asian and Asian American women, is devastating. The JLR condemns these attacks and the racism and misogyny that spurred them. Since the start of the pandemic, the increase in violence and harassment against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) individuals has been staggering. Beyond such… Read More

Watch: Black History Month Read-In storytime videos

The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around… Read More