Position Statements

ON CHILDREN
The Junior League of Sioux Falls is committed to assuring that children have the opportunities and services essential for their optimal physical, intellectual, emotional, mental and social growth and will advocate to see that such opportunities and services are provided.

ON THE ELDERLY
The Junior League of Sioux Falls is committed to ensuring that older adults have the opportunities and services essential for optimal physical, intellectual, emotional, mental and social well-being.

ON WOMEN
The Junior League of Sioux Falls is committed to ensuring that women have the opportunities and services essential for their physical, intellectual, emotional, mental, social and economic well-being and will advocate to see that such opportunities and services exist.

ON THE ENVIRONMENT
The Junior League of Sioux Falls promotes environmental awareness and encourages, through education, advocacy and action, responsibility in the attainment of a safer, cleaner and healthier environment in order to protect and preserve the quality of life for future generations.

ON HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The personal responsibility of making and maintaining good health choices improves the quality of life for individuals in our community. The Junior League of Sioux Falls promotes healthy eating habits and lifestyle choices by encouraging positive individual action, and by providing community education and awareness.

ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING (Adopted February 21, 2013)
The Junior League of Sioux Falls opposes human trafficking in all its forms. JLSF supports programs and legislation that create criminal and civil penalties for those who perpetuate modern slavery. We support the education of law enforcement agencies on how to identify human trafficking victims and to ensure that victims are not treated as criminals, but are referred to the proper organizations to get the assistance and support they need. We are committed to educating our membership and the greater community on this issue.

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