Bringing Art to a School in Need

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Over the last several years, more and more arts programs have been cut from school budgets.  The Oklahoma State Department of Education data suggest Oklahoma schools ended 1,110 fine arts classes between 2014 and 2018. Rural and low-income schools have been hit especially hard, and Hawthorne Elementary School in Tulsa is no exception. Hawthorne does […]

JLT Hosts Eighth Annual Mentorship Luncheon

The Junior League of Tulsa hosted its eighth annual Mentorship Luncheon on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Southern Hills Country Club. More than 270 guests heard from U.S. Olympic Champion Shannon Miller about her gold medal mindset and experiences on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team and battling ovarian cancer. Miller is the most decorated U.S. […]

Feeding Tulsa Families in Need

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The Junior League of Tulsa’s (JLT) partnership with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is working to make an immediate impact for Oklahomans facing food insecurity.  According to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, one in four Oklahoma children face food insecurity, and statewide, one in six adults do not know where their […]

Poetic Justice offers writing outlet to women facing incarceration

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Junior League of Tulsa community partner – Poetic Justice – focuses on helping incarcerated women with restorative writing workshops, emphasizing voice, hope, and the power to change. In March of 2014, Poetic Justice started as a writing class for incarcerated women at the Tulsa County Jail. Since then, more than 1,750 women have been a […]

JLT to Host Eighth Annual Mentorship Luncheon

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The Junior League of Tulsa is thrilled to host its eighth annual Mentorship Luncheon on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Southern Hills Country Club. The 2020 luncheon marks an opportunity for the Junior League of Tulsa to honor its annual scholarship recipients. The League is proud to award two Founders’ Scholarships to graduating high school […]

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 […]