JCI is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. Active citizens are individuals invested in the future of our world. JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society.
We develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions and take action. As globally minded young people, we all have rights, responsibilities and share goals. We find targeted solutions to local issues benefitting our communities, our world and our future. Embracing new ideas, collaboration and diversity, we have the passion and courage to address the critical challenges of our time.
Locally, our mission is to positively impact the Atlanta community by providing young professionals opportunities for networking, community involvement and leadership advancement. The Atlanta Jaycees is an organization of young professionals that provides a wide range of activities. Members can participate in community service, business networking, leadership development and social events. Membership is extended to individuals age 21- 40. We have played a vital role in Atlanta's growth and prosperity for over eighty years. Former Atlanta Jaycees members include former United States Senator Paul Coverdell and former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson.