Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills | Advocacy


The State Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) is a statewide, non-partisan committee made up of representatives from each of the eight Junior Leagues in New Jersey who join together to take action on select state and national public issues.

NJ SPAC advocates for initiatives and legislation to improve the quality of life for women and children, improve the quality of education, and improve the environment. SPAC represents a combined membership of 3,000 Junior League volunteers in New Jersey.

This year, advocates focused on issues of Environment, Human Trafficking, Violence Against Women, Umbilical Cord Blood Donations, Foster Care and Childhood Obesity.

SPAC selects public issues, concepts or legislation for study and action based on established guidelines. Activities include: advocacy, education of member leagues, coalition building, lobbying, and testifying before commissions and legislative committees.

SPAC Events

Upcoming Events

Mar 04

Kids For Kids Volunteer Day

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Calling all 1st through 5th graders with a great volunteer idea! JLOSH hopes to inspire children to help others through the Littlest Volunteer Contest. Children can submit ideas with the Littlest Volunteer contest form or by writing a short proposal on how they might help others if they had $100. Ideas may include a volunteer project, a charitable donation, etc.