Junior Chamber International, commonly referred to as JCI, is a Non-profit International non-governmental organization of young people between 18 and 40 years old. It has members in about 124 countries, and regional or national organizations in most of them. The first local Junior Chamber chapter was founded in 1915 in St. Louis Mo., USA, but the international umbrella organization Junior Chamber International (JCI) was founded in Mexico in 1944. It has consultative status with the Council of Europe, with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and with UNESCO. It encourages young people to become active citizens and to participate in efforts towards Social change and Economic development, and International cooperation, good-will and understanding.
JCI World Headquarters
15645 Olive Blvd. Chesterfield, MO 63017