Changing Lives Through Literacy
Read · Learn · Grow
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.
The Junior League of Denver strives to change lives through literacy in the Denver metro area by providing the tools for a better future.
About the JLD
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.
Our focus is improving literacy rates in the Denver metro area. Learn more about our community efforts, including our very own Read2Kids program.
The Junior League of Denver is proud to sponsor One Book 4 Colorado! Learn more about Colorado Reads: The Early Literacy Initiative, detailing the progress that the State has made to improve literacy rates.
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 123 Grants application deadlines have been extended! The Junior League of Denver will award two $4,500 grants in June 2014. Qualifying organizations now have until March 5, 2014 at 5 pm to submit their Concept Letters.
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 the same book during the giveaway period.