- United States Junior Chamber
The United States Junior Chamber Type NGO Location Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Key people President Joanie Cramer,
Executive Director Joel Harper
Services See complete services listing. Method Individual, Community, International, Business Members 24,800 Motto Leadership Training Through Community Service Website www.usjaycees.org
The United States Junior Chamber (JCs or more commonly Jaycees) is a leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages of 18 and 41. Areas of emphasis are business development, management skills, individual training, community service, and international connections. The U.S. Junior Chamber is a not-for-profit corporation/organization as described under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(4).
Established January 21, 1920 to provide opportunities for young men to develop personal and leadership skills through service to others, the Jaycees later expanded to include women after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the 1984 case Roberts v. United States Jaycees that Minnesota could prohibit sex discrimination in private organizations.
- Junior Chamber International
- List of civic, fraternal, service, and professional organizations
- Huston, Warner Todd (2 July 2011). "Pro-Life Group Thrown Out of Illinois July 4th Parade By Jaycees". Publius Forum. ChicagoNow. http://www.chicagonow.com/publius-forum/2011/07/jaycees-throws-pro-life-group-out-of-illinois-july-4th-parade/. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
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