The Structure of Rotary
When you are in Rotary, you are part of a global organization that has over 46,000 clubs in nearly every county on Earth comprising over 1.4 million members.
The clubs are chartered by the global organization Rotary International (RI), headquartered in Chicago, with 529 districts made up of individual clubs, Rotaract clubs for college students and young adults, and Interact clubs for those in high school who want to put service before self to make a difference in the world. Berkeley Rotary is a proud member club within District 5160.
|Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated human rights purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
|Rotary 5160 comprises 72 clubs on the I-5 corridor from Berkeley and San Ramon in the South to Weed just north of Mt. Shasta.
|Berkeley Rotary Club
|Rotaract is the collegiate and young professional level of Rotary, and serves as the intersection between service and professionalism for young adults ages 18 and older. With over 10,000 Rotaract clubs across 180 countries, Rotaracters engage in meaningful service initiatives worldwide and form an unparalleled network of influential, inspiring, and compassionate leaders.
|Interact is the high-school level of Rotary, dedicated to community and global service. The Berkeley High Interact Club meets every Wednesday at noon in Room H213. New members are welcome throughout the year!