Outside Board Representative Application

The application to join the League’s Outside Board Representative program, beginning in the 2019 – 2020 League year is now available online. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018. Questions may be directed to Summer Craig, Community External Relations Chairman, at externalrelations@jlh.org.


The Junior League of Houston has two award-winning cookbooks available for purchase as well as an in-depth, historic look into Houston’s early beginnings.

Houston News Spring 2018

  Click here to view the Spring 2018 Issue.

The Pantry

Enjoy a taste of the Junior League Tea Room on the go! The Pantry is open to the public for take-out Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


  • Connecting through food

    posted on August 1, 2018

    Ten years ago, the Junior League of Houston published Peace Meals: A Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting. As members prepared to distribute the new cookbook celebrating a “nourishing connection,” Hurricane Ike struck Houston, wreaking havoc and prompting residents to reach out and help each other. That connection was on display again a year…

  • That’s a Junior League wrap

    posted on July 24, 2018

    The gavel was passed at the last meeting of the year to the new 2018-19 Junior League of Houston executive committee. Last year’s executive committee included (pictured, from left) Steph Magers, Mary Lee Wilkens, Catherine Smith, Sarah Snyder, Mitra Woody, Courtney Hoyt and Melisse Reynolds. Incoming executive committee members are Magers, president; Jayne Sheehy Johnston,…

  • Free CPR Training Classes

    posted on July 6, 2018

    The Junior League of Houston, Inc. offers free CPR training to the general public. Saturday classes are available.


A Vision for Houston

The Junior League of Houston continues a tradition that began in 1925 by 12 visionary women as a means to fund a well-baby clinic for underserved children. That clinic has since expanded its services to become the Junior League Health Care Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, and the League has grown to more than 5,000 women strong. We are every bit as committed to developing the potential of women and strengthening our community today as we were in 1925.

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