Little Black Dress Initiative

December 4 – 8, 2023 

Did you know? 

One in four girls misses school due to period poverty in Louisiana. 

One in three families struggle to provide diapers for their children. 

Over the past 65+ years of Junior League of Lafayette, Members have contributed more than $7 million and over 1.6 million volunteer hours to our Lafayette community. 

This year our goal is to raise $10,000 to allow for continued collaboration for lasting community change, the health and development of women and children, and to advance women’s leadership.  

The objectives of the LBDI are: 

  • To raise awareness of the difficulties facing those who are in need and have few resources. 
  • To understand how limited resources can affect daily life. 
  • To raise funds in support of the mission of Junior League of Lafayette. 


⇒ What is the Little Black Dress Initiative? 

⇒  How can you get involved? 

⇒  LBDI Week Events 

Little Black Dress Initiative Contacts:
Danika Arenibas or Dr. Melody Baham Waltz
Little Black Dress Initiative Co-Chairs