- August 12, 2018
The idea of the first Regional plan was advanced at the 3rd annual meeting of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated held in Washington, DC in 1948. The Mid-Atlantic Region is one of seven Regions established by the National Body in San Francisco, 1957.
The late Marion Stubbs Thomas founded Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, on January 24, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Twenty mothers came together to discuss creating an organization to provide social, cultural and educational opportunities for youth between the ages of 2 and 19.