Articles tagged with: Junior League of Birmingham
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 …
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 …