Community Initiative Team
Done in a Day: Experienced League volunteers lend assistance to other JLC placements, special events and other JLC-endorsed community projects.
Go Kids Go!: Go Kids Go!, formerly called Keeping Kids in Motion, is a free community event for children ages 6-12 and their families that supports the JLC’s Healthy Child Initiative to improve the mental, dental and physical health of Charlotte’s children. The program encourages and educates children about fun ways to stay active, eating nutritious meals and leading healthy lifestyles.
Kids HealthLink: Back-to-school health fair for children in the Charlotte community. Event provides a wide range of free and accessible medical, dental and developmental services, promotes physical fitness through demonstration, and advocates health awareness through various healthcare agencies and area business vendor booths.
Kids in the Kitchen: Kids in the Kitchen is an international initiative of the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. The JLC will provide lessons and demonstrations related to preparation of healthy meals and snacks in partnership with local community organizations, chefs and nutritionists.