Welcome to one of the greatest young people’s organization in the world Junior Chamber International.
The decision to become a Jaycee has marked the turning point in the lives o the majority of members all over the world. This organization has broadened my horizons. It has made life worth living. It has helped me to understand better my fellowmen? are a few of the comments of members when describing the effect of their involvement in the Junior Chamber organization. Many successful men and women have given full credit to the junior chamber organization for their success. This organization has seen members who joined as office messengers become presidents of their respective companies.
The leadership training and direct experience offered within the junior chamber have inspired many members to serve their countries at various government levels, even up to Prime Minister. Poul Schluter, Prime Minister of Denmark, Senator Huber H. Humphery, 38th Vice President of the United states and Yasuhiro Nakasone, Prime Minister of Japan are just a few of the world’s greatest leaders who acquired many of their skills from the Junior Chamber Organization.
Involvement in the Junior Chamber can create such a tremendous impact on a person’s life that leads to a totally new individual. All that is needed is an open mind and a willingness to make oneself a better person.
The miracle of the Junior Chamber does not happen overnight or by a flash of lightning. It takes much longer than that. It is and evolutionary process that is determined by the amount of effort, time and energy that the member is prepared to contribute. The input determines the output. A person’s attitude towards the Junior Chamber organization. Will determine the organization’s attitude towards the individual.
“Junior Chamber is a People’s Organisation.”
Than main objective is to develop leaders and consequently create the works peace. The individual who is concerned about this personal development, the development of his community, and the development of this world in which we live will fins in the Junior Chamber Organization. An excellent avenue towards the achievement of his or her goals.
“Junior Chamber International is a People’s Organization.”
Than main objective is to develop leaders . Leaders can be in any field in Community, Politics, or Business which will ultimately develop himself, his community, his subordinates. We provide and excellent Avenue towards the achievement of his or her Goals.
1910May 9, 2016
The organization began in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The founder, Henry Giessenbier, had formed the Herculaneum Dance Club with the purpose of bringing about the social elevation of its members.
1915May 9, 2016
The first step towards the creation of the Jaycee movement was taken when 32 young men met at the Mission Inn in St. Louis on 13 October 1915 to form the Young Men’s Progressive Civic Association with Giessenbier as its… Read more
1916May 9, 2016
In August, the organization’s name was changed to Junior Citizens, and it was at this time that the initials “JC” were first employed.
1920May 9, 2016
On the 21st and 22nd January, the first national organization, the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (USJCC) was formed. Twenty-nine clubs around the nation were in attendance and elected Henry Giessenbier as the first national president.
1920-44May 9, 2016
The Jaycee movement crossed international borders. Organizations were formed in many countries including Canada, England, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia and Colombia. The Junior Chamber movement came to Canada in 1923 with the formation of its first chapter, the Young Men’s… Read more
1944May 9, 2016
Junior Chamber International was born in Mexico City, Mexico during 7 to 11 December. Witnesses to the birth of the organization were 30 delegates from North and Central America. Raul Garcia Vidal was elected the first president.
1946May 9, 2016
In February, the first JCI World Congress was held in Panama City, Panama, with an attendance of 44 delegates from 16 countries. At this time, a Constitution was drafted. Also this year a young Jaycee member, Mr. C. William ‘Bill’… Read more
1952May 9, 2016
The JCI Senate was formed through the efforts of Phil Pugsley, the 1951 JCI president, at the 7th JCI World Congress in Melbourne, Australia.
1953May 9, 2016
The first permanent World Headquarters was established at the United States Jaycees War Memorial Headquarters Building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Philip Van Slyck was hired as JCI’s first full-time Secretary General.
1955May 9, 2016
The rapidly growing World Headquarters moved to its own building in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
1969May 9, 2016
The current World Headquarters was built in Coral Gables, Florida, USA to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Junior Chamber International.
1972May 9, 2016
At the 38th JCI World Congress in Taipei, the organization’s name was changed from Junior Chamber International to Jaycees International.
1983May 9, 2016
Honorees were recognized at the first Outstanding Young Persons ceremony at the 38th JCI World Congress in Taipei, Taiwan.
1988May 9, 2016
At the 39th JCI World Congress in Sydney, Australia, the organization’s name was again changed from Jaycees International to Junior Chamber International.
1989May 9, 2016
1989 was an historic year for JCI as services were extended to the Eastern Bloc countries of Estonia (USSR), Poland and Hungary.
1991May 9, 2016
The first International Model United Nations programme “IMUN” was held at the UN Headquarters in New York, and it was attended by over 500delegates from all over the world.
1992May 9, 2016
This time Jaycees got linked with United Nations Conference of Environment and Development (UNCED) and held a Global, Citizens Conference for UNCED at Rio De Janeiro at Brazil.