Presidentʼs Message

Welcome to the Junior League of Lansing! I invite you to explore our website to learn more about how we cultivate leaders who collectively address the essential needs of our community. Thank you for visiting us!

For 86 years, our mission has never wavered. Through civic education, hands-on service and leadership development, we have been training the women who make things happen in Lansing.

The women who brought the Junior League movement to Lansing had a desire to impact our world with unprecedented independence and ingenuity. Today the JLL has evolved, along with our society, but the women of the JLL have continued in that spirit of civic dedication and personal development. Our members come into the League seeking a rich volunteer experience, in which they are not only able to impact the lives around them but also develop themselves through opportunities they might not receive in the workplace. With more than 85% of our members working outside the home, the hundreds of volunteer hours they give to our projects and community agencies are both meaningful and inspiring.

The members of the Junior League of Lansing give their time and talents to serve the community and implement their leadership skills by

  • Strengthening food security and housing stability of Lansing area individuals and families;
  • Promoting childhood obesity awareness and prevention through healthy lifestyle habits; and,
  • Advocating for foster care children and survivors of human trafficking.

The Junior League of Lansing embraces diverse perspectives, builds partnerships, and inspires shared solutions.  Whether you are serving an agency in need, considering membership, or interested in making a financial gift to support our mission, please join us as we continue to develop leaders and create positive change in the Lansing community.


Alexis Chadderdon, President 2017-2018


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