Recently, members of The Junior League of Tucson volunteered in support of the School Garden at Davis Elementary, a bilingual K-5 school in Tucson’s Barrio Anita. Our members spent our time at this Done in A Day event talking with parents and children, cleaning out chicken coops (!!), weeding the garden, chopping wood, and picking […]
Our first event for the 2016-2017 school year was held at Anna Lawrence Intermediate School with a goal of spreading awareness about the effect of nutrition and physical fitness on children’s education. [Click title to read more.]
Did you know that September is national Hunger Action Month? Hunger affects 48 million Americans, including 15 million children. When your stomach is empty children don’t have the energy to focus and learn, grow and succeed in school. So, How Can You Help? [Click on the title to read the full story.]
As many of you are aware, women fought for 80 years to gain the right to vote in the United States before being granted that right in 1920.
This is a big election year for Arizona and the United States so the Community Impact Council would like to encourage everyone to get out and exercise their right vote this year, beginning with our primary elections in Arizona on August 30, 2016. [Click on the title to read the full story.]
Taking our new brand new Issue Area of Childhood Educational Readiness literally, members kicked-off the League year in late July by helping disadvantaged children entering Kindergarten – 12th grade shop for new clothes and shoes for back-to-school. [Click on the title to read the full story.]
Part of being an engaged member of the community is understanding and being knowledgeable about issues facing our community, including the political process. This blog post highlights the official results from the election held in Tucson on Tuesday, November 3rd. [Click title to read entire post…]
Details on the 27th Annual YWCA Women’s Leadership Conference. The YWCA is a wonderful organization committed to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. [Click title to read entire post…]