Jamaican Nationals Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area

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 unite persons of Jamaican heritage and friends of Jamaica to maintain and  promote Jamaican culture and heritage and provide educational and charitable support to persons of Jamaican heritage in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, other U.S. Jamaican communities and  in Jamaica.

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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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JNA's 50th Anniversary Video


Mango Time in Jamaica

History: “Mangoes are thought to have their origins in the Malaysian Archipelago There are over 300 documented varieties in India, where they are regarded as

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