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NAJASO is a non-profit, tax- exempt, Umbrella Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations throughout the US and internationally.

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NAJASO Reads – Education Outreach Initiative and Graduation Day July 2007 for students at the Rose Hall Basic School, Linstead, Jamaica.

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Jamaica’s Ambassador, Vasciannie Lauds members of NAJASO.

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ABOUT NAJASO

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICAN AND SUPPORTIVE ORGANIZATIONS, INC. (NAJASO) IS A NON-PROFIT, TAX-EXEMPT UMBRELLA ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICANS AND SUPPORTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONALLY. NAJASO WAS FOUNDED JULY 4, 1977, WHEN REPRESENTATIVES OF JAMAICAN GROUPS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MET IN WASHINGTON, DC AND LAUNCHED THE NATIONAL BODY TO ADDRESS IMMEDIATE PROBLEMS WHICH PRIMARILY AFFECTED THEIR COMMUNITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.
NAJASO EMBRACES MANY NON-JAMAICANS IN ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALLY, WHO SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION’S PROGRAMS; AND ALSO WORKS CLOSELY WITH AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ORGANIZATIONS ON ISSUES AFFECTING JAMAICA, IN PARTICULAR, AND THE CARIBBEAN IN GENERAL. NAJASO DOES NOT SUPPORT ANY POLITICAL PARTY IN JAMAICA, BUT CARRIES OUT ITS PROGRAM OF ASSISTANCE TO JAMAICA WITHOUT ANY PARTISAN POLITICAL CONSIDERATION.

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BACKPACK DRIVE

Dear NAJASO Family and Friends,
In the spirit of NAJASO’s 40th Anniversary our goal is to donate and present 1,000 backpacks to students in Montego Bay, Jamaica as a “back to school” initiative during our convention period July 13-16, 2017.
 
We invite you or affiliate organizations to participate in this BACKPACK DRIVE by sponsoring a minimum of 50 Backpacks:
 

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HELP Jamaica Medical Mission touches lives of over 2000 citizens

THE NATIONAL Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations’ (NAJASO) Help JA Medical Mission team conducted its most recent medical mission to Jamaica September 9-20, serving more than 2000 residents in Red Pond, Point Hill, Kitson Town, Central Village and nearby locations in St. Catherine.

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One Hundred Men of Color – Honoree Leslie Perry

Photo: Leslie Perry (centre), former WISC president was honored at the “One Hundred Men of Color” Black Tie Gala held in Hartford, Ct. at the Bushnell Auditorium on October 23, 2015. In photo with Perry, from left is Veronica Airey-Wilson, former Hartford Deputy mayor and former WISC president and former “One Hundred Women of Color”honoree, Mrs. Leslie Perry and daughter Miriama. The Black Tie event honors men of color from the Connecticut and Massachusetts region who have been active as community leaders and inspirational role models for our youth and young adults.

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