Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode
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The Association of Junior Leagues International--what it is and what it does. Voluntarism as an international movement. Some history and background to the Junior League. The speaker's own experience in the Junior League. Some examples of projects undertaken by the Junior League of Toronto, and other Junior Leagues. The empowerment of women volunteers and the Junior League's role as facilitator. Why people volunteer. The need for training and ways in which the Junior League has provided it. Some disturbing findings about domestic violence. An invitation to the audience to join the efforts to eliminate domestic violence.