Optimist International's mission is to foster an optimistic way of life,
through a network of Optimists, dedicated to the full development of
their potential in order to provide ever-expanding service to youth, the
community and the world.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as an organization
of people committed to optimism and self-development for the improvement
of youth and community.
PURPOSES OF THE
- To develop optimism as a philosophy
- To promote an active interest in
good government and civic affairs;
- To inspire respect for law;
- To promote patriotism and work for
international accord and friendship among all people;
- To aid and encourage the development
- In the belief that the giving of
one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of man,
his community, and the world.