United States Junior Chamber

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The United States Junior Chamber
Type NGO
Key people President Fay Poissant,
Executive Director Joel Harper
Service(s) See complete services listing.
Method(s) 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 40. 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.

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