Board Fellows Provides Training and Board Experience for Members

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The Junior League of Tulsa is giving its members the opportunity to learn how to become active, productive, and effective members of a nonprofit’s Board of Directors. The Board Fellows Program trains League Members with a dual approach that includes a year of classroom training by community leaders and another year of hands-on training with […]

Junior League of Tulsa Diversity & Inclusion 2019-20

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Though all members play a role in the League’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, JLT’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Task Force began during the 2016-2017 League year and is charged with overseeing the League’s efforts in this area. The Task Force is a part of the Leadership and Development Council and is currently composed of […]

JLT and Street School Continue Five Year Partnership

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Junior League of Tulsa (JLT) is continuing its partnership with Street School to provide a culinary class for the students. Junior League volunteers develop and conduct cooking classes twice a month for high school students participating in Street School’s “Culinary Club.” The partnership began in 2015 and its continued success led to a 100% increase […]

JLT Continues Partnership with Food on the Move

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Food On The Move (FOTM), a mobile food initiative, is a collaboration of food and health experts and community partners to mobilize quality food into hard-to-reach economically challenged areas, helping to combat hunger in Tulsa and Oklahoma in a new way. The Junior League of Tulsa (JLT) is proud to partner with Food on the […]

Lemon-Aid Project Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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The Lemon-Aid Project, founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Katie Eller Murray in 1994, is a city-wide fundraiser held on Labor Day weekend. Originally held from 1994 to 2000, kids across Tulsa, Oklahoma donated their time to sell lemonade and raise money for the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. Over the course of seven Labor […]

Resonance Take 2 Provides Second Chance for Women in Transition

The Junior League of Tulsa (JLT) has a partnership with the Resonance Center for Women, an organization that supports the well-being and self-sufficiency of women and their families challenged by the criminal justice system and affected by substance abuse. The Resonance Center’s Take 2 Restaurant, located in downtown Tulsa, is a rehabilitation program for women […]

TEA Training: Food on the Move

­ On November 8, 2017, Junior League of Tulsa, Inc. (JLT) hosted Food on the Move as part of its Training Education and Achievement (TEA) series for league members. TEA helps JLT achieve its mission of trained volunteers by providing educational sessions on various topics of importance to League members and the community. JLT is in […]

The Women of the Junior League of Tulsa: Stephanie Madsen

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As part of its mission, the Junior League of Tulsa, Inc. (JLT) is committed to “developing the potential of women.” The “woman” of JLT is multi-faceted and is working to meet the mission of JLT inside and outside of the League. To show the many different qualities and community leadership commitments of JLT’s members, Gusher […]

September – National Hunger Action Month

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In support of Hunger Action Month, the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (Food Bank) held several activities throughout September to raise awareness of food insecurity. The Food Bank challenged participants with “30 Ways (to fight hunger) in 30 Days.” A Family Night at the Food Bank was held, where children as young as eight […]

Junior League of Tulsa, Inc.’s Affinity Groups

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The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc.’s (JLT) mission is committed to both the community and its members. In a continued effort to provide members with opportunities to become more engaged in the League, the JLT Social and Hospitality Committee is encouraging all members, including Provisionals and Sustainers, to join its affinity groups for the 2017-2018 […]