Jamaican Nationals Association of Washington DC

About Us

The Jamaican Nationals Association (JNA) of Washington D.C. was launched in the fall of 1969 at an inaugural meeting on the campus of Howard University.

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Mission & Goals

To unify, foster and promote the welfare of all Jamaicans and persons of Jamaican heritage in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

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We invite all Jamaicans to attend the Jamaican Nationals Associations monthly meetings which are held on the last Sunday of each month

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Jamaica Cancer Society St. Ann and St. Mary Branch Relay for Life

Jamaica Cancer Society St. Ann and St. Mary Branch Relay for Life, June 29, 2019, Turtle River Park, Ocho Rios, ...
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Penalty takes Jamaica through against Panama

A second half penalty kick from Darren Mattocks put Jamaica into their third consecutive Gold Cup semifinal on Sunday with ...
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Underdog ‘Reggae Girlz’ Make History at Women’s World Cup

This post was updated on June 11 with results from the Jamaican team’s first match. The “Reggae Girlz” of Jamaica ...
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Shamar Nicholson Leads Jamaica to 1-0 Win over United States in Gold Cup Tune-Up

The United States men's national team suffered a disappointing setback with a 1-0 loss to Jamaica in Wednesday's international friendly ...
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USA National Soccer team hosts Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz and other teams from the Caribbean

The U.S. Men’s National Team will open its final preparation phase for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup by hosting a ...
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Jamaican Association Awards Scholarships to Washington, DC area Students

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Five students of Jamaican heritage who are attending colleges and universities in the United ...
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JNA & POGS: Jamaican Diaspora Organizations contributing to nation building

Dear JNA Members and Supporters, Ambassador Curtis A. Ward recently sat down with leaders of two small Jamaican Diaspora organizations ...
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Black History Month Celebration 2019

Jamaican Nationals Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area Celebrating 50 Years of Accomplishments & Embracing Change Black History Month Celebration ...
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Returning Jamaican Safety Handbook

Dear Members of the Diaspora, As part of the Government’s efforts to create a safer and secure environment for all ...
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Holness to Launch Commission on Violence

Holness to Launch Commission on Violence Next Year Tuesday, November 27, 2018 10 Comments Prime Minister Andrew Holness, speaking at ...
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