About Junior Chamber International

NAME: JCI (Junior Chamber International), Inc., is a worldwide federation of young professionals and entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 40.

MEMBERSHIP: National Organizations federated to JCI are active in more than 5,000 communities located in more than 100 nations and territories.

MISSION: To contribute to the advancement of the global community by providing the opportunity for young people to develop the leadership skills, social responsibility, entrepreneurship and fellowship necessary to create positive change.

VISION: „From within the walls of the soul of this organization, wherein the foundation of character and citizenship are laid, we hope a message will come forth in the sometime of tomorrow that will stir the people toward the establishment of a permanent and everlasting world peace.“

„We believe:
That faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life;
That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations;
That economic justice can best be won by free men through free enterprise;
That government should be of laws rather than of men;
That earth’s great treasure lies in human personality;
And that service to humanity is the best work of life.“

HISTORY: JCI was founded in Mexico City on December 11, 1944, when representatives from eight nations met to create an organization that would address global concerns. From these eight nations, JCI has grown spanning every continent to include more than 100 nations.

Link zur Webseite der JCI: www.jci.cc