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JCI History

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, 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 and economic development, and international cooperation, good-will and understanding.

About JCI Angeles City Culiat

Culiat will always answer the call — be it during and after the Pinatubo eruption of 1991 that devastated the lives, assets and spirit of Kapampangans, or during these struggling times of the Covid-19 pandemic that distracts not only health and livelihoods but the overall well-being of anyone, anywhere. From its early days of leading the relief efforts for the city’s devastation during the Mt. Pinatubo eruption, earning recognition and acclaim in national JCI events as well as having the first Culiat National President in 1998 up to today, Culiat has remained unfailing in its service–to the city, to society, and to humanity. This year, Culiat’s overarching theme is “Rising Citizens Towards Impact”, proving beyond doubt that it has, is, and will continue to be the driver of this change even in times of great disaster and health crisis, especially as it focuses on mobilizing its members and the young leaders of Angeles to be responsive to the needs of the nation and create projects with echoing impacts. JCI Angeles City Culiat has stood as a strong example of an organization that delivers tangible and intangible positive change to Angeleños. Even today, Culiat has remained synonymous with service–to the city, to society, and to humanity.