President’s Message

Uta Steinhauser, JLGP President

Uta Steinhauser, JLGP President

Welcome to the Junior League of Greater Princeton! I am honored to serve as the President of the League for its 101st year.  It is incredible to think how far we have come in the last 100 years and the kind of progress we will see in the next 100.  The Junior League of Greater Princeton (JLGP) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  As an organization of over 200 members strong, the JLGP works to develop the potential of our members through training, mentorship and hands on community volunteering.

Our League was founded as the Junior League of Trenton in 1921, became the Junior League of Central Delaware Valley in 1974 and the Junior League of Greater Princeton in 1991.  Our members and service area are Mercer County, NJ and Bucks County PA.  The JLGP is part of a larger network of Leagues that are organized under the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) which encompasses over 125,000 members in 295 Leagues in four countries.  Talk about collective impact!

The Junior League of Greater Princeton’s impact focus area is food security.  Our community impact work is built around this issue with a goal of creating measurable change over the next decade.  Food security for a household means access by all members, at all times, to enough food for an active, healthy life.  Approximately 9% of New Jersey residents and 11% of Pennsylvania residents were food insecure in 2018.  These statistics will no doubt be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and will see long term challenges in our most vulnerable communities.  The JLGP is passionate about addressing this issue through community service, advocacy and member education.

Thank you for taking time to learn about the Junior League of Greater Princeton.  If you are interested in joining the League, please email membership@jlgp.org.  This is a talented, dynamic group of women to join!  Please feel to reach out to me if you have any questions.

Warmly,

Uta Steinhauser
Junior League of Greater Princeton
President, 2021-2022
president@jlgp.org