Celebrate 60: Building a Legacy
24-Hour Online Global Meeting
Another global 24-hour meeting is scheduled for September 30, 2017. Please come and share your questions and insights with families around the world, in your own language, and at a time that suites you.
Visit our Facebook event for more information.
Leader CeLLLebration Day
Leader CeLLebration Day is a chance to show your appreciation for someone who has helped you on your breastfeeding journey. Look out for a CeLLLebration on the LLLI 60th Anniversary Facebook page on July 17.
This day will also offer Leaders the opportunity to join in online sessions to discuss the Leader role and to learn from each other. Click here for more details.
Online Conference: On-Demand
The live broadcasting of the LLLI Online Conference, "Building a Legacy!" has concluded, but sessions can be viewed on-demand until July 8, 2017.
Transcripts are available in English, Arabic, French, German, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.
Sessions are focused on the mission and philosophy of LLL and the five responsibilities of Leaders. Sessions are 20 minutes long and were designed to fit into the busy schedule of mothers and LLL Leaders. Each session focuses on the key aspects of each speakers' specialty.
Registrations are still open. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!
60th on Facebook
Below you’ll find details on upcoming events and festivities happening throughout the 60th Anniversary year. And don't forget to Like our LLLI 60th Anniversary Page on Facebook for all the latest updates!
LLLIBy breastfeeding our children, we lay the foundations of a legacy for good health; the work we do as Leaders builds a legacy of breastfeeding knowledge in our communities and the families we work alongside; La Leche League as an organization has been building a legacy for future generations; and the Founders have built La Leche League to stand as their legacy to the world.
LLLI Photo Contest "Focus on Breastfeeding"
The LLLI "Focus on Breastfeeding" contest has come to a close. Thank you to all who have participated in this competition - photos were submitted from 12 different countries!
Manuela of Romania, over-all winner of the contest, shares her image "Love of my Life." Manuela says this image, "expresses [her] desire to raise a healthy child with life, love, and confidence through breastfeeding."
You can learn more about each photographer and their submissions in the upcoming issue of Leader Today, and view their images on our Facebook page.
Ayu and Yua, The World Travelling Dolls
Ayu is a breastfeeding doll who is traveling with her baby Paco around the world, visiting different LLL groups. Ayu's cousin, Yua, has recently joined the fun with her little Lucy. You can see their photo album on the anniversary FB page, and read about their travels in Breastfeeding Today.
It’s not too late to order your exclusive anniversary necklace, a hand-crafted glass “milk drop” pendant made by Family Tree Glass, for the 60th anniversary. Click here to purchase your necklace. Don’t stop there! LLL entities around the world are invited to create their own beads to string with the milk drop. LLLNZ has beads for sale to add to your LLLI anniversary milk drop necklace! There are two NZ-themed beads in the shape of a kina shell (sea urchin) and a koru (spiral symbolizing life and family). You can order the beads by contacting Ngakeiha at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prices: white bronze $NZ45; sterling silver $NZ45 PLUS shipping. To learn more about, "How an LLL Area or Group Can Produce a Bead", click here.
Beginning on April 1, 2017, instead of giving 25% of the proceeds from each Mother’s Milk Droplet pendant sale to LLLI, we will be offering 25% off to LLL groups, to help in raising money for important local breastfeeding support efforts. See more here.
LLLI 60th Anniversary pin is here!
The LLLI 60th Anniversary pin is here! Designed and produced by the LLL Alumnae Association, as requested by La Leche League International, it has a 3 mm clear stone is imbedded in the Cloisonné pin. The pin can be mixed and matched with Leader pins that recognize years of dedicated service as a La Leche League Leader. Order these lovely recognition pins for Area Leaders or yourself at http://lllalumnae.org/
Are you a Leader?
Click here for more information on how to get involved in the 60th Anniversary celebrations.