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Junior Chamber International


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  • Variants

    • C├ímara Junior Internacional
    • JCI (Junior Chamber International)
    • Jeune chambre internationale
    • Jaycees International
  • Additional Information

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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Jaycees International
    • Sources

      • found: JCI world, Aug. 1955.
      • found: Leader, Jan./Apr. 1984:t.p. (Jaycees International Inc.; JCI)
      • found: Crossroads (Singapore), Jan./Feb. 1972:cover (Singapore Jaycees; JCI) page 1 (Junior Chamber of Singapore; JAYCEE is synonymous to Junior Chamber or a member thereof)
      • found: JCI web site, Aug. 29, 2017:about us (1915: Henry Giessenbier Jr. formed the Herculaneum Dance Club [no publications in LC database], a social outlet for the community's youth. Unknown at the time, Giessenbier was laying the foundation for what would become a global movement. On October 13, 1915, the first JCI Movement was founded when 32 men joined to form the Young Men's Progressive Association (YMPCA) [no publications in LC database] at the Mission Inn located in their hometown of St. Louis, USA ... 1944: On December 11, 1944, the Inter-American Congress was held in Mexico City. Representatives from the United States, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama gathered to officially establish Henry Giessenbier's 24-year-old civic association as an international organization, Junior Chamber International)
      • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 29, 2017(Junior Chamber International (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 many of them; It was founded in St Louis in 1915. It encourages young people to become active citizens and to participate in efforts towards social and economic development, and international co-operation, good-will and understanding)
      • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 18, 2014(Founded Dec. 11, 1944 in Mexico City; Headquarters in Miami Beach)
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-05-21: new
      • 2017-08-29: revised
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