Changing Lives Through Literacy
Read · Learn · Grow
The Junior League of Denver is a women’s training organization that develops civic leaders committed to improving our community. We are currently working to improve literacy rates in the Denver metro area. Founded in 1918, the League started many well-known Denver institutions including the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Mile High Transplant Bank and the Red Rocks Concert Series.
About the JLD
The Junior League of Denver, Incorporated (founded in 1918), 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.
Our Community Focus
The Junior League of Denver strives to change lives through literacy in the Denver metro area by providing the tools for a better future. Learn more about our literacy efforts
Live the Legacy: Give, Grow, Get Connected
The JLD is an organization where women Give back to their community, Grow professionally and as leaders, and Get Connected to other women.
We provide leadership (and overall) training for women. For instance, a woman who is an engineer by day can volunteer in PR/Marketing, broadening her skill set. This is a vital part of our mission. Learn more about becoming a member
The JLD has a proud history of public policy and advocacy. In 1987, the JLD was the first League in the United States to hire a government affairs specialist. Learn more
The Junior League of Denver is a proud sponsor of One Book 4 Colorado, April 7-21, 2014! Every
four-year-old in the state will receive a copy of Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard during the giveaway period.
May19Colorado Literacy Week is May 19-23, 2014! Get involved in this very special week focused on early childhood education and literacy efforts. More info coming soon.
The JLD created a powerful video on the impact of illiteracy in Colorado, and how community partners and individuals can help. A heartfelt thank you goes out to all community partners that helped us create this informative and emotional piece. Click here to watch!