Articles tagged with: Junior League of Birmingham

Apr
2014

It’s either the power of social media or the enthusiasm of amateur singing enthusiasts, but when we put this simple question on our Facebook page recently – We at AJLI would like to know whether your Junior League has a choir/singing group – we were definitely surprised at the number of responses…and how quickly they were posted!
It turns out that singing groups are an important component of community outreach for many Leagues. Popular venues are nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior centers but also schools and occasionally League events. …

Jan
2014

When they’re the Super Bowl, the biggest football game, and the North American International Auto Show, the biggest car show, chances are it’s crowds and human trafficking.
Combined, they are mammoth events – last year nearly 800,000 people attended the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and this year some 81,000 are expected to pack into MetLife Stadium in New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII. And both events, according to law enforcement, are magnets for human trafficking, including the commercial sexual exploitation of minors.
For most of us, this is the …

Jun
2013

The Junior League of Birmingham’s Project Yummy food truck.
Like more than 200 Junior Leagues, JLB is a loyal participant in AJLI’s Kids in the Kitchen program, which brings the fight against childhood obesity down to the community level. But now JLB leadership has decided to take the program on the road – literally.
Research indicated that many older kids in the Birmingham, Alabama area have primary care of their younger siblings during the day, while their parents are at work, suggesting a focus on the need for these kids to learn …