Who are we?
District 100 is part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches communication skills, public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, Toastmasters has served over four million people, and today the membership exceeds 300,000 in more than 15,800 clubs in 149 countries.
Toastmasters was founded by Ralph C. Smedley on October 22, 1924, at the YMCA in Santa Ana, California, to improve the communication skills of the young men under his charge.
Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.
We provide our members with the opportunity to:
Improve their public speaking skills
Build leadership skills
Maximize their potential
Enjoy unlimited personal growth
Work on networking in a small and supportive environment
Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting
Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace
Build self-confidence and self-awareness
Where are we?
Toastmasters International consists of 15,800 clubs in 149 countries, split into 14 Regions, and 124 Districts.
District 100 is based in Southern California, USA, and covers the San Gabriel Valley & Mountains, North Orange County and Gateway Cities. We have over 1,000 members and just under 100 clubs.
District 100 is within Region 2, which covers the geographical area of the West Coast of the USA, including California, Hawaii and Nevada. Within our District, we have just under 100 clubs across 6 Divisions: Arroyo Seco (A), Gateway (G), Los Coyotes (L), Portola (P), Rose (R), and San Gabriel Mountains (S).
The Toastmasters Promise
As a member of Toastmasters International and my club, I promise
To attend club meetings regularly
To prepare all of my projects to the best of my ability, basing them on the Toastmasters education program
To prepare for and fulfil meeting assignments
To provide fellow members with helpful, constructive evaluations
To help the club maintain the positive, friendly environment necessary for all members to learn and grow
To serve my club as an officer when called upon to do so
To treat my fellow club members and our guests with respect and courtesy
To bring guests to club meetings so they can see the benefits Toastmasters membership offers
To adhere to the guidelines and rules for all Toastmasters education and recognition programs
To act within Toastmasters’ core values of integrity, respect, service and excellence during the conduct of all Toastmasters activities.
Toastmasters Core Values
Toastmasters International Mission
We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.
District 100 Mission
We build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.