Mental Health Awareness Month: Q&A with Expert Dr. Desireè Kelly

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Trigger Warning: Mental health and illness are discussed in this interview. While not the majority topic of the blog, if you feel suicidal please call the Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line hotline number 855-CRISIS-1 or the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK. If you are down, depressed or anxious about the Coronavirus or anything, you can also text…

JLN’s All Booked Up Event Provides 9,000 Free Books to 800 Youth in Nashville

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Several Junior League of Nashville (“JLN”) placements center around our literacy pillar to help enhance access to literacy for the youth of Nashville. All Booked Up is committed to providing access to educational resources for families in the Greater Nashville area.  Why do we focus so much attention on this issue? At the heart of…

WKNR Newsmaker: Junior League Book Drive [News]

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Thank you to @wkrntv for hosting us today for our All Booked Up event! Hope to see you all tomorrow from 9-12 at Tusculum Elementary! ?: Watch the full segment here.

Bought and Sold – JLN’s 2nd Annual Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking in Tennessee and Across America

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Trigger Warning: The content below talks about the human trafficking epidemic. On Thursday, January 30, the Junior League of Nashville (“JLN”) hosted a panel about the current state of affairs around the human trafficking crisis in Tennessee (and America). Roughly 120 Junior League and community members joined in on the crucial conversation to discuss everything…

Community Partner Spotlight: PENCIL

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Our community non-profit partners are one of the most cherished parts of our League. Over the past few years, our Community impact has focused around two primary focus areas: Literacy and Human Trafficking. The Needs of Nashville committee is focused on finding new non-profit partners to work with so that we can improve our impact…

[Press Release] Junior League of Nashville donates more than $45,000 in Christmastime grants to children’s organizations

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Media Contact: Emily Plushnick, eplushnick@gmail.com Hamilton Funds grantmaking program used to “enlighten the hearts” of children NASHVILLE, TN (Jan. 14, 2020) – The Junior League of Nashville (JLN) 2019 Grants Committee today announced the recipients of more than $45,000 in charitable giving awarded during the month of December to 10 Middle Tennessee organizations. The grants…

What’s in a Junior League of Nashville EVP Role? Allie Reed shares her insights

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Our League — Junior League of Nashville (“JLN”) — is comprised of over 1,400 women who work together to grow the talent of our members and truly work together to understand and solve problems currently facing our local community through volunteer projects and grants. As an organization almost entirely comprised of volunteer leaders (with the…