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The Washington Jaycees (Junior Chamber) gives young people between the ages of 18 and 40 the tools they need to build the bridges of success for themselves in the areas of business development, management skills, individual training, community service, and international connections.

 

The Washington Jaycees are affiliated with JCI (Junior Chamber International).  JCI is a membership-based nonprofit organization of 200,000 young people ages 18 to 40 in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world.  Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us.  We seek targeted solutions to the unique problems in our communities to build a better world, creating global impact.


Vision statement reads:  'To be the leading global network of active young citizens.'

 

Mission statement reads:  'To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.'

 

Please also check out our About JCI papge for more information and videos.

 

We currently have 6 chapters in the State of Washington with almost 150 members!  If you are looking to be an active young citizen in your community, visit our chapter's websites or Facebook pages by clicking on the logos below.  Or contact our Board of Directors about starting a chapter in your area!

 
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This June come join members of the GREAT AMERICAN INSTITUTE (GAI) in LAS VEGAS at the 4 QUEENS HOTEL and CASINO, as the HAWAII JAYCEES host the 2016 GAI ANNUAL MEETING!!!  HERE you will find the REGISTRATION FORM and the AGENDA is HERE!
 
Dates:  Fri., June 3rd to Sun., June 5th
 
 
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CURRENT / FUTURE CHAPTER & STATE PROJECTS 

 
 
 
**Click on the logo above to find out about
this new and exciting project started
by the Seattle Jaycees** 
 
 
 

Information on JCI USA
 
Meetings 
are below!!
*Click on any logo below to visit a chapters
website or Facebook page*

     
   
 
Chapter General Membership Meetings

Pasco
  Third Monday of each month
 
 
Seattle
Second Monday of each month
 
 
Wenatchee
Third Thursday of each month
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2016 JCI USA National Summit

 

JCI USA National Summit gives members the opportunity to work with other organizations, businesses and partners to build resolutions creating positive change in the world.  This conference also provides the tools young people need to understand how government works and how to work it to a chapter's advantage. Elected officials can be a chapter's best friend when it comes to finding projects to undertake and the resources to accomplish them.  

We spend the day hearing from amazing  speakers on important topics facing today's young people.

 

The 2016 JCI USA National Summit will focus on these topics:

 

Build on the momentum for climate action. Climate change poses a threat to virtually every aspect of human endeavor.

 

Health and Wellness. Discussing eradication of disease. A focus on health and well-being in general.

 

Poverty and Homelessness. Collaborating with organizations to work towards root causes and eradication.

 

Harness the data revolution for sustainable development. Good data is the foundation for good policies, programs, and decisions that can solve global problems. We must work together to close data gaps, improve data collection, and harness the data we have to advance sustainable development.

 

Grow the community working for global change. Sticking with the status quo won't solve global problems -- we need new ideas and new partners.

 

Prioritize the rights and needs of girls and women. Empowering girls and women is not only a human rights obligation, it is key to advancing sustainable development. The new Sustainable Development Goals framework enshrines this notion, recognizing that progress for girls and women will drive progress for everyone.

 

Register now for the 2016 National Summit in Washington DC from June 12-13.  Registration closes June 6, 2016

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2016 JCI USA Annual Meeting

 

The Annual Meeting is a conference of fellowship, friendship, education, and fun!

At this meeting:

  • The association honors Outstanding Young Americans, which is the Jaycees' signature event and highlight of the conference.
  • Members reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and benefit from classes, trainings and general sessions.

Register now for the 2016 National Meeting in Detroit, Michigan from September 22-25.  

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