About Us

Since its founding in 1910, the Junior League of Portland has served the needs of the community while educating and developing volunteer leaders in the Portland area— over one hundred years dedicated to irreplaceable community programs and committed voluntarism.

The Junior League has been the driving force behind the kinds of initiatives and institutions that make our community a healthier, more vital place to live. Junior League members, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and professional pursuits, work together to identify unmet needs, forge effective coalitions, and work for change. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Our Mission

The Junior League of Portland is an organization of women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.

Our Community Focus

The Junior League of Portland works toward equitable outcomes for communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.

D&I Commitment Statement

The Junior League of Portland, Oregon welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

Click below to watch our video to learn more about JLP.