Junior League of Toronto (JLT) is part of an association that is comprised of 140,000 women in 291 Leagues in four countries. A network of women empowered through leadership to create community change. An organization of transformational female leaders who set bold goals,open their circles, disrupt convention and change the conversation for the betterment of civil society. Read more
We offer information sessions several times a year to enable potential new members to learn more about our organization, community work and membership requirements.
There are many ways to support the JLT including making a financial donation, attending one of our fundraising events, sponsoring one of our programs, or making a donation in kind.
Training and Events
Training women to become community leaders is in our DNA. Ever since 1901 when our founder, Mary Harriman, taught her friends how to work with tenement families on the Lower East Side, the Junior League has been committed to developing leadership skills. Today our volunteers learn through a variety of innovative, hands-on training programs. This year, we look forward to hosting several training events and workshops, including a panel discussion on the history of the Junior League and an interactive training session on presentation skills for women.
Read the 2018 JLT Annual Report
At the heart of the JLT’s mission is its focus on developing the potential of women to be effective civic leaders, unique among charitable organizations in the GTA and throughout the world.
50 Year Members
Dr. Katy Kamkar, Clinical Psychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto gave an engaging and informative talk about mental health at the AGM on September 25.
The JLT is a women’s organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
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