Debutantes needed for the 65th Annual Cinderella Ball

We look forward to our Annual Cinderella Ball on November 24, 2023

Debutante Application

The Junior Civic League appreciates your understanding through the Covid pandemic.  We are looking forward to seeing you in November 2023!!

Welcome to the Junior Civic League of Youngstown!

Message From the President

For over 66 years the Junior Civic League, a 501c3 non-profit organization, has been committed to serving the community in the Mahoning Valley. I am deeply indebted to the founding members, past presidents, and the members past and present for devoting their time to develop and maintain an organization with such a rich history. I am humbly honored serve as President of the Junior Civic League and to continue the work of my predecessors. I look forward to maintaining and building new relationships and collaborations in the community. The Junior Civic League would like to thank our community and supporters for your continued support of the Junior Civic League’s mission and vision.

"If you want more love in the world, create more love in your heart.

If you want more competence in your team, improve your competence.

This relationship applies to everything, in all aspects of life;

Life will give you back everything you have given to it.


— Author Unknown
Jenita Gillespie

Jenita Gillespie 
JCL President

The Junior Civic League Has Awarded Over $650,000 To Help Area Students Seeking Higher Education

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