Vision, Mission & Values

Vision
The Junior League of Long Beach trains and empowers women to be catalysts for lasting community change.

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

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

Collaboration:  We believe lasting societal change is achieved through both collaboration and meaningful disagreement.  Living the value of collaboration inspires us to accomplish more together.

Community:  We believe a strong sense of community is essential to human well-being.  Living the value of community provides a foundation of inclusion, which allows us to make a greater impact on the world around us.

Empowerment:  We believe that the empowerment of women is a necessary requirement to create positive, lasting societal change.  Living the value of empowerment fosters trust and confidence in each other.

Leadership:  We believe in the unique power of women’s leadership abilities to transform communities for the better.  Living the value of leadership allows us to make a collective difference.

Respect:  We believe respect is a fundamental human right.  Living the value of respect instills in us an unconditional positive regard for others.

Service.  We believe it is through service that we build core relationships with others.  Service is the lens through which we decide how we will invest our time and resources.  Living the value of service empowers us as catalysts for lasting community change.

Impact Statement
The Junior League of Long Beach will work with community partners in Long Beach to combat bullying through character development and life skills programs for 5th‐8th graders and their caregivers that encourage relationship building and respect for self and others.

Impact Area Beliefs
We believe that children deserve to grow up in a safe and healthy environment.
We believe in promoting programs, which enhance the physical, emotional and intellectual health of children.
We believe in education as a necessary tool in the prevention of circumstances, which are detrimental to the physical, emotional, and intellectual health of children.
We believe that in promoting voluntarism and helping children, we will impact the community beyond the children we serve.
We believe in providing the tools to children, which will enable them to make responsible life choices.
We believe that children need advocacy.