Serving Southern California

Mission and Vision

Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.

Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

Optimist Creed


Optimists provide service in their communities while living by the tenets of the Optimist Creed.

Note from the Governor

Dear Fellow Optimist: I am very excited to begin my year as Governor and proud to lead such a great group of Optimist! The District is the administrative arm of OI and its main purpose is to support the Clubs! Read More

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