New Office Staff – Laura Burke!

We are excited to welcome Laura Burke as the new JLS Office Coordinator! Laura brings with her a wealth of knowledge from previous marketing and account management roles. She is the mother of two young children and brings with her a tremendous passion for the non-profit world. The new Junior League of Seattle office hours […]

Voting Results Are In

Thank you to all the Active members who voted as part of the General Membership Meeting. Your participation is essential to governance and growth of the League. Three important motions were up for vote including: (1) a revised organizational structure within the Management Council, (2) sunsetting the LIfeBooks Committee and (3) and an increase to […]

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Passes House

From our Advocacy Committee: Bill to combat human trafficking, focusing on online child escort ads, passes House OLYMPIA — Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan anti-trafficking bill to keep minors from being exploited through online ads for escort services such as Backpage.com. Having already passed the Senate, the bill now goes to the […]

JLS Volunteers at Amara

Done-In-A-Day has offered some wonderful shifts through the month of November. On November 12, Junior League of Seattle members volunteered at Amara’s National Adoption Day Celebration. Our members were able to interact with children (ages 1- 11) doing arts and crafts projects, face painting, and set-up for the party. Over 100 parents, children and board […]

Human trafficking: Washington Works to Stop Demand

The key to stopping forced labor and sex slavery – also known as human trafficking – is to stop demand. The Seattle area ranks among the top in the world for sexual exploitation of minors, according to Robin Schildmeyer of Genesis Project, an organization dedicated to protecting young women victimized by human trafficking. The organization […]