President Elect Kara D. Beverly Receives Leading Women Award

The Junior League of Baltimore is pleased to announce that President Elect, Kara D. Beverly, has been named one of Maryland The Daily Record’s Leading Women for 2021.  Leading Women recognizes women age 40 or younger for the tremendous accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. They are selected by a panel of… Read More

Little Black Dress Initiative 2021

Join the Junior League of Baltimore May 3-7 for the Little Black Dress Initiative, a week to raise awareness of the League’s Mission and community partners.  With focus areas on housing inequality, food insecurity, and period poverty, JLB works with our partners to tackle some of the issues that affect women in Baltimore and the… Read More

JLB Board Member Kara D. Beverly Named to Affordable Housing Work Group

The Junior League of Baltimore is delighted to announce that Kara D. Beverly, Secretary of the 2020-2021 Board of Directors, has been named to the Baltimore County Affordable Housing Work Group.  Baltimore County committed to supporting and incentivizing the creation of 1,000 affordable rental housing units by 2027 under the Voluntary Compliance Agreement between the… Read More

JLB Past President Enters Circle of Excellence

The Junior League of Baltimore is proud to announce that Mary Helfrich, Past President of the Board of Directors (2012-2013), has been named to the Maryland’s Top 100 Women Circle of Excellence.  The annual list of Top 100 Women has been selected by The Daily Record for twenty-six years, highlighting the achievements of leaders in… Read More

Statement on Violence Against the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

In the face of the continuous rise in violence and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community in the United States, The Junior League of Baltimore, along with The Association of Junior Leagues International, reaffirms our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, which condemns discrimination, racism and racial injustice.  As a leading… Read More

Celebrating Baltimore’s Black History – Augusta T. Chissell

An important leader of the women’s suffrage movement in Baltimore, “Gussy” Chissell was an officer of the Progressive Women’s Suffrage Club and held a leadership position in the Women’s Cooperative Civic League. Together with her neighbor Margaret Gregory Hawkins and activist Estelle Young, Ms. Chissell played an essential role in the securing the right to… Read More

We’re Hiring! The Wise Penny Seeks Store Manager

The Wise Penny, located at 5902 York Road, Baltimore, seeks applicants for Store Manager. The Wise Penny, a thrift store owned and operated by The Junior League of Baltimore, provides quality new and “gently used” clothing and household items at affordable prices.  Proceeds are used for funding community projects.  Since opening in 1970, The Wise… Read More

AJLI External Statement on Civic Responsibility

On January 6, 2021, Junior League Members around the world witnessed what was irreconcilable with our values: a direct and violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and on the pillars of American civic leadership. We unequivocally condemn: acts that undermine fundamental democratic ideals and the rule of law; racism, antisemitism, and hate; and the unequal… Read More

JLB Past President Receives Award

Kathy Armstrong, Past President of the Junior League of Baltimore, has been nominated and selected as a recipient of the 2020 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award for her ongoing PB&J sandwich charity drive. On behalf of the Mayor of the City of Baltimore, the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC), this award is… Read More