A message from the Junior League of Minneapolis

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The Junior League of Minneapolis denounces any and all forms of racism and intolerance. The past few weeks and days have been hard as we, along with our community, are faced with the realities of institutional racism, violence, and injustice in our country against Black Americans.  We are here to support our members who are… Read More

People Serving People Donation Drive

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With our community-focused mission and passionate member-volunteers, our current stay-at-home state leaves many of us wondering what we can do to support our JLM partner organizations at a time of heightened need. Our partners are protecting their employees and those they serve by restricting volunteers, and we want to protect our members by honoring our… Read More

February- Salon Series Blog

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Every year, the Junior League of Minneapolis holds a Community Partner Salon Series, and this year it will be during the month of February in place of a General Membership Meeting. This month we are featuring trainings with The Minneapolis Foundation, The Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, The LeagueAires, Wallin Education Partners, and as well as… Read More

Inspiring a Legacy of Leadership

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What’s in a Name? Some of us have never met Barbara Forster but Barbara embodies the Junior League of Minneapolis’ commitment to civic engagement and advocacy. Barbara is celebrated as an outstanding member of the Junior League of Minneapolis, who has used her talents and resources to improve the social and economic conditions of others.… Read More

Back to Books

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Do you have a stack of books that you have been meaning to read? How did that pile grow, what compelled you to purchase these books? What enticed you to buy those at the bookstore? Was it the clever title or interesting cover that sparked an interest? Back to school season is upon us and… Read More

Legacy of Leadership Celebration

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Minneapolis Club, 729 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Please join the Junior League of Minneapolis the evening of Wednesday, October 2 to recognize and celebrate Barbara Forster as the 13th recipient of the Legacy of Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award and the impact her voluntarism has had on the Minneapolis community. The evening will include: Light hors d’ouvres, 1 drink ticket (then cash bar)… Read More

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MINNEAPOLIS HONORS BARBARA FORSTER, RECIPIENT OF 2018-19 LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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The Junior League of Minneapolis, a nearly 100-year-old nonprofit rooted in the philosophy of community service, voluntarism, and personal development, is pleased to announce that Barbara Forster is the recipient of its annual Legacy of Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award. Barbara embodies the Junior League of Minneapolis’ commitment to social responsibility and giving. An outstanding community… Read More

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MINNEAPOLIS HONORS PATTY MURPHY, RECIPIENT OF 2017 KATHARINE PHELPS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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The Junior League of Minneapolis is pleased to announce that Patty Murphy is the recipient of the 2017 Katharine Phelps Lifetime Achievement Award. Patty—through her service to the Greater Minneapolis area and the Junior League of Minneapolis (JLM)—perfectly embodies Katharine Phelps’ sense of social responsibility and giving spirit. Fellow community leaders also endorse her nomination. R.T.… Read More

H.O.M.E.S. Feature

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Math, Engineering, and Science are taken to a new level of fun as we work to engage and equip parents with ways to continue activities through hands-on projects to do in their homes. Each school year, over 50 families of kids K-5 attend monthly events (8 family nights and 4 conferences). Additionally, two large-scale events in partnership with GEMS/GISE reach 400-500 families and deliver STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities to engage parents and students. Dive-in to see how the JLM is reaching our community through this important program.