May 2023 | 2022-2023 Ad Hoc on Training Year-End Summary and Recommendations

Written by the Ad Hoc Committee on Training Over the course of the 2022-2023 league year, an ad-hoc committee was charged with  identifying and understanding what, if any, changes should be made to our current league training to  keep us true to our mission. The key driving question being “Does the training we currently offer […]

May 2023 | Board Ad Hoc Sets Stage for Next JLC Project

As part of our Annual Plan, President-Elect René Robers lead a cross-functional Board ad hoc committee in partnership with Advocacy & Education Chair, Rebecca Bryson, focused on improving community support of JLC in Cincinnati. Through their research, they aligned on a recommendation for the Program Development committee to embrace as they explore our next project partnership in the ’23 – ’24 League year.

April 2023 | The JLC Hosts Women’s Health Forum

The Junior League of Cincinnati (JLC) hosted a Women’s Heart Health Forum in April, educating members on signs, symptoms, prevention, and how they can help empower our communities to elevate awareness about women’s #1 killer, heart disease. Keynote speakers included Dr. Odayme Quesada, medical director and founder of the Women’s Heart Center at Christ Hospital, […]

March 2023 | Family Nurturing Center Plans for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse is a heartbreaking part of our world, but it is a preventable. Research shows that prevention methods and parenting training courses work. In 2022, the JLC’s partner, Family Nurturing Center, reached more than 10,000 individuals through free education, prevention, and counseling services. Providing a judgment-free environment […]

February 2023 | Mid Year Review with the Community and Outreach Committee

The Community and Outreach (CandO) committee had a busy start to the 2022-2023 league year. Emily Keller, Chair of CandO, shared about the twenty events that JLC members have participated in since August 2022. On-going community partnerships with Family Nurturing Center, Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank, Saturday Hoops, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, and Girls On […]

January 2023 | Developing Affinity Groups for Member Connections

What is an Affinity Group? An affinity group is a community within a larger organization that is formed around a shared identity, experience, or common goal to which individuals formally or informally belong. Affinity groups serve a critical role to uplift historically underrepresented groups, build a safe and supportive space, develop opportunities for mentorship and […]

December 2022 | Tour of Kitchens: Holiday Home Edition Fundraiser Event Recap

The Junior League of Cincinnati hosted its 12th annual Tour of Kitchens fundraiser the weekend of December 2, 2022. More than 300 attendees enjoyed the weekend’s events, and over $25,000 was raised to benefit the JLC. These funds will further support the mission of advancing women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, […]

November 2022 | JLC Members Attend Workshop to be Appointed to Civic Boards

On Saturday, November 12, 2022, several JLC members joined a training session hosted by the Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation preparing them to be Appointed by government leaders to civic boards and commissions in our area. Women attended from across an eight-county region in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Training included “board basics” with […]