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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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Devoted J’can lauded at funeral service in NY

NEW YORK, USA — Doctor Charles L Anderson Sr, an iconic figure within the Jamaica community here who died on October 28, was buried on Monday following a thanksgiving service at the Bethel AME Episcopal Church of Buffalo.

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, Buffalo’s Mayor Byron Brown, and Rick Nugent, who heads the National Association Of Jamaica and Supportive Organisations (NAJASO), were among those who paid tribute to the late medical practitioner.

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Remembering Dr Charles Anderson

DR. CHARLES L. Anderson, seventh NAJASO Chairman, (1995-1997) succumbed to a stroke on October 28, 2015. Dr. Anderson was from the town of Mt. Regale, in the parish of St. Mary, Jamaica.

Dr. Anderson held a degree in Family Medicine from SUNY, Buffalo. During his early research years, he conducted extensive immunology research which has been published in the Journal of Immunology. As cofounder of Medical Group of Western New York, a multi-speciality private practice that was located on Washington Street in Buffalo.

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