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The Junior League of Syracuse, Inc.

Celebrating Over 90 Years Serving the Syracuse Community

Human Trafficking

JLS Human Trafficking Photo Campaign

Human trafficking is an organized criminal activity for the purpose of involuntary sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial exploitation. Human trafficking is a global, national, and local problem.


The Junior League of Syracuse is raising awareness that human trafficking occurs here in Central New York.

See how the JLS has been promoting anti-human trafficking awareness and advocacy efforts by visiting our RebelMouse page!


Our Mission and Vision

The Junior League of Syracuse, Inc. (JLS) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

The Junior League of Syracuse, Inc. (JLS) will be an organization of diverse women committed to enriching the quality of life for women, children and their families in the Central New York community. 

Our Values

Community Impact: We use a proven model for developing community collaborations with organizations that share our values and interests.
Leadership Development: We provide relevant education and training opportunities for our members while being guided by the historical legacy of the Junior League.
Advocacy: We are committed to raising awareness of issues impacting women, children, and their families.
Diversity: We strive to reflect our community and its needs through diversity of membership and community impact efforts.
Personal Growth: Our members develop personally and professionally by sharing their experience and expertise in an environment built on respect, inclusion, and camaraderie.

Community Impact

Junior League of Syracuse members support anti-human trafficking effortsFor over 90 years, the Junior League of Syracuse has trained women to be valued community volunteers.  Through volunteer service and financial support, the Junior League and its members have been instrumental in the development and growth of well-known philanthropic community assets and have responded to urgent social issues.

This spring, the Junior League of Syracuse was one of 13 Junior Leagues advocating as part of the New York States Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League (NYSPAC) to promote an end to human trafficking.  Read more about the JLS' impact in the central New York community in 2011-2012, 2010-2011, and 2009-2010.



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The Junior League of Syracuse, Inc. (JLS) is one of 293 leagues in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, with a total membership of over 170,000 women. This collective group is a powerful force for change. Since our founding in 1920, the JLS has been creating significant change in the Central New York Community. Our organization has become a recognized leader for developing and supporting projects that provide meaningful programs for women, children and families.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 19:35