The program’s objective is to prepare and inspire teenage girls in the Greater Hartford area to focus on careers, professional goals and financial responsibility. It will also focus on inspiring students to think positively about their future and develop career pathways for themselves.
The Junior League of Hartford, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Junior League: Women Around the World as Catalysts for Lasting Community Change.
As part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., the Junior League of Hartford is part of a network of over 155,000 women in 293 Leagues in four countries who make a difference in their communities every day through their volunteer efforts.
The Junior League of Hartford has celebrated almost a century of impacting the Greater Hartford community. Founded in 1921, the League has seen many changes over the decades, but has remained rooted in its mission and implemented wide-ranging community programs that continue to serve the community today. The League’s current community impact focus is Empowering Women and Girls to Overcome Obstacles. The JLH is currently collaborating with Junior Achievement of Southwest Connecticut on the development of a career preparation program for teenage girls.