Join us for Fostering Strength!

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Join us Thursday, May 19, 2022 Luncheon and program from 12 noon-1 p.m. (Doors open at 11 a.m.) DoubleTree by Hilton   GET TICKETS The annual Fostering Strength luncheon brings together hundreds of Cedar Rapids-area community partners, foster care and adoption professionals, JLCR donors, and more for an afternoon of impactful stories of hope and […]

2020-2021 Report to the Community

We have continued to be strategic and pivot our services and fundraising models to best serve our members and community. Learn about the 2020-2021 Junior League of Cedar Rapids year with our annual Report to the Community. Download the PDF 2020-2021 Report to the Community here

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Junior League of Cedar Rapids takes the commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion seriously. The Association of Junior Leagues International expressed this commitment in their official statement: “The Association of Junior Leagues International condemns discrimination, racism, and racial injustice in our communities and in our Junior Leagues. Black women and other women of color have […]

Surviving and Thriving: Pivoting through COVID

Like many others organizations, Junior League of Cedar Rapids is continually evaluating and adapting our practices to best serve our members and community during the coronavirus pandemic. We know that the needs we help fill in our communities don’t stop because of a pandemic, and we rise to fill those gaps for our members and […]

Become a JLCR Member!

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) is currently accepting new members for the 2021-2022 League year! Email info@juniorleaguecr.org for more information. The Junior League welcomes all women age 21 and up who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. There are many benefits to becoming a […]

What Happens When Growing Up Means ‘Aging Out’?

By AJLI Editorial Staff May 13, 2016  Each year, some 25,000 children “age out” of the foster care system in the U.S. A process known officially as “emancipation,” aging out more often means the loss of stability for young people unprepared for living as adults. In a no-punches-pulled report entitled “The Human, Social, and Economic […]

Request A Board Member

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids is known throughout the community for the emphasis we place on developing our members’ leadership skills. Leadership linked with community efforts is the basis of JLCR’s Mission Statement.

The JLCR Scholarship Fund

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) Scholarship Fund is designed to help those currently within, or having recently aged out of, the foster care system afford items they need assistance financing. Items can range from sporting gear for team sports, replacement of books lost during the transition between foster homes, money for gas, or basic household items. Religiously affiliated activities will also be considered.