About Us

Founded as a nonprofit group on February 1, 1926 by 59 young women, the Junior League of Richmond was affiliated in 1927 with the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI), which currently serves in a resource and advisory capacity.


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


An inclusive group of informed thought leaders intentionally serving and empowering women, youth, and families, striving for collective impact through collaboration and advocacy.

Community Focus Area: In 2019, the Junior League of Richmond voted to change its community focus area to women helping women within the greater Richmond community.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging:

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