Junior League of Pittsburgh, Inc.

1990s

1990s


1990: The League elected their first African American president, Thelma Lovette Morris.

1990: A community awareness program, “Don’t Wait to Vaccinate”, was sponsored by the League.

1991 - 1996: The League cosponsored the North Hills Affordable Housing program, which helped homeless women and children transition to housing.

1994 – 1995: The League volunteered with the Pittsburgh AIDS taskforce.

1994 – 1996: The League supported the Free Wheelers program, which assisted with field trips for disabled populations.

1994 – 1997: The League partners with Family Resources, an organization dedicated to preventing child abuse.

1995 – 1998: In conjunction with other community organizations, The League helps to establish the Center for Grieving Children. This organization later becomes the Highmark Caring Place.

1997 – 1998: The League volunteers with the Hunger Services Network, to combat hunger in the city.

1998 – 2000: The League, in conjunction with the National Council of Jewish Women, began the Silent Witness Initiative, a domestic violence awareness program.

first African American president, Thelma Lovette Morris

North Hills Affordable Housing, now HEARTH, at Benedictine Place.

The Caring Place