Our Mission

The Junior League of Peoria (JLP) has been serving the Peoria area for over 80 years, through projects such as the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Kids in the Kitchen, and JULEP’s Closet, among many others. Established in 1936, the Junior League of Peoria plays an integral part in the development, improvement, and support of the Peoria community.

One of hundreds of Junior League chapters across the world, the Junior League of Peoria is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Our chapter includes 92 Active members and is supported by 242 Sustaining members. Our members are women from all walks of life, from throughout the Peoria area. The Junior League of Peoria is proud to offer many opportunities for personal and professional growth, through leadership opportunities, educational speakers, and volunteer opportunities.

Our Purpose: We create women leaders.
What We “Make”: Confident women empowered to lead.
How: Developing women through encouragement, collaboration, networking, volunteering, and training.
Why: To impact our community.

We believe in the power of women to drive positive change, and we are always looking for new members, community partners, and opportunities to make an impact.