• As the political climate shifts and the country once again rebounds from War, the Junior Chamber reenergizes with a concentrated interest in community-based sports activities and events. It expands its focus on youth affairs, development of music and fine arts and promotion of business and governmental affairs.
  • The Junior Chamber sends a powerful message in the civil rights movement by permitting women to become members for the first time in the organization’s history. Among the first women to join includes prominent city and civic leaders: Pat Russell, L.A. City Council 6th District; Pat Delaney, Commissioner of the LA Board of Recreation & Parks; and Joan Flores, Administrative Deputy to LA City Council President.
  • The Junior Chamber extends its reach across the globe with the World Affairs Committee. This committee’s purpose is to encourage world trade for the Los Angeles area and work toward improvement of commercial, cultural and social relationships with other nations.