Past Community Projects
Boosters and Big Rigs (?-2020)
Boosters and Big Rigs is a health and wellness fair held in partnership with UA Little Rock Children International geared for school aged children with diverse background. This family friendly free community event provides children with dental, vision and wellness screenings. In addition, provides children with an educational and fun opportunity to explore and “touch community vehicles, such as ambulances, fire trucks, police cars and more. In addition, attendees were provided a healthy lunch and received school supplies.
LYFE — Living Young, Fit, and Energized (?-2019)
GROW — Girls Realizing Opportunity Within (2005-2015)
GROW is designed to encourage adolescent girls to stay in school, make good life choices, and improve their self-image. The opportunities provided by GROW persuade girls to invest in positive relationships, healthy behaviors and leadership roles. Approximately 65 girls from 6 Little Rock School District middle schools will be targeted for participation this year.
FACT — Families and Community Together (2008-2014)
Mentors from the Junior League of Little Rock serve as positive role models to the pregnant and parenting female teens of the Young Moms/Healthy Families program at the Centers for Youth and Families’ Parent Center. The focus of this partnership is to encourage the participants to stay in school, delay future pregnancies, and teach positive parenting skills.
Buckle Up and Be Safe (2001-2009)
This is a hands-on program designed to help prevent deaths and serious injuries from motor vehicle crashes by educating children, ages 3 to 10, their parents, and educators about the importance of buckling up for every ride.
Partners for Hope (1999-2009)
The Partners for Hope Committee provides education, enrichment, and mentoring to women participating in welfare-to-work programs in southwest Little Rock. Mentoring, educational programs and enrichment activities are provided for the women and their children.
Community Bank (1993-2010)
Committee members work in several community areas to assist other non-profit organizations on short-term projects, as well as organizing league-wide projects to benefit the community. These areas include more than 30 non-profit groups that fit the JLLR focus statement of helping women children and families in our community.