Community

The Junior League of Denver (JLD) is a women’s nonprofit training organization. We are currently working to improve literacy rates and provide access to books for children through the third grade.

Questions? Email community@jld.org.

Watch a video above about the Junior League of Denver and our community impact!


Current Community Programs

LEADERS UNITED IN VOLUNTEER SERVICE (L.U.V.S.)
JLD’s annual day of service focused on a specific theme or neighborhood.

PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY
The JLD Public Policy Council is the liaison to our membership, the community, and elected officials. The group researches issues affecting the JLD, keeps the League informed on areas of interest, and advises when action is appropriate.

DONE IN A DAY
JLD provides volunteers to Denver metro nonprofits for short-term projects throughout the year.

READ2KIDS
JLD signature event-based program promoting literacy through access to books, healthy food, fun activities, and parental/caregiver involvement. Currently held at a variety of Denver metro elementary schools.

KIDS CONNECT
JLD signature bimonthly family literacy-based program centered on early childhood brain development, currently held at Sewall Child Development Center.

TUTORING WITH KIDS
JLD provides one-on-one tutoring for Reading Partners Colorado, helping children become more confident readers.

THE GATHERING PLACE
JLD serves meals and provides milk at Denver’s only daytime drop-in shelter for women, their children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness.

JLD GRANTS
The JLD grants funds to nonprofit organizations aligned with our Mission and focus.


One Book Colorado

The JLD continues to provide a $10,000 sponsorship to One Book Colorado, an effort to get a copy of the same book into the hands of every four-year-old in Colorado in April of each year.