Diversity and Inclusion 2020

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IN DIVERSITY, THERE IS STRENGTH AND BEAUTY
The Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

DIVERSITY + INCLUSION GOALS

  • Increase cultural consciousness within the League
  • Increase diversity within the League
  • Become a League who is inviting and accepting of all women
  • Support diversity and inclusion efforts in the community

WANT TO SUPPORT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SPRINGFIELD’S DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVE?
ATTEND A WORKSHOP

AWARENESS

  • Empower Abilities | February 13, 2020 | 6:00PM-8:00PM
    What is our why? Why is it important to the Junior League of Springfield to address diversity and inclusion? What is the history of the League that has caused it not to be at the desired level of diversity and inclusion (historical policies, procedures and practices)?

UNDERSTANDING

  • Empower Abilities | March 19, 2020 | 6:00PM-8:00PM
    Using information identified at the Awareness workshop, we will determine areas of focus to change internal operations in
    the League.

CHANGE READINESS

  • Workshop Date TBD
    Learn about bias and understand more about, “racially minoritized people.”

PROCESS FOR INCLUSION

  • Workshop Date TBD
    Join us to watch The House You Live In and learn the foundation for implementing the Inclusive Excellence Model.

APRIL GMM

  • JLS Headquarters | April 7, 2020 | 11:30AM-1:00PM
    Learn about the Junior League of Springfield’s commitment towards diversity and inclusion, efforts the League has participated in so far and the next steps in continuing to move towards a League that accepts all women.

 

CONTACT DETAILS
Have questions about the League’s diversity and inclusion initiative?
Contact Allison Robertson at allisonpettipiece@gmail.com