For the past 50 years, the Jamaican Nationals Association, Inc. (JNA) has been aligned with efforts to unite persons of Jamaican heritage and friends of Jamaica to maintain and promote Jamaican culture and heritage.
We provide educational and charitable support to persons of Jamaican heritage in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, other US-Jamaican communities, and in Jamaica.
Jamaican Nationals Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area
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.
Knowing that mentoring can be extremely helpful in professional development, JNA’s Student Outreach & Educational Support (SOES) is relaunching its Mentorship Program and Mentorship Bank.
Partnering with Jamaica’s Cancer Society & Participating in Local Cancer Prevention Awareness Efforts JNA continues to partner with the Jamaica Cancer Society, St. Ann and
According to the Student Outreach & Educational Support (SOES) Program Committee Co-chairs, the rise of remote learning and social distancing resulting from the coronavirus pandemic
JNA’s June Meeting will feature a spirited discussion on the cultural “paradoxes” in Orlando Patterson’s recent book, The Confounding Island: Jamaica and the Post-Colonial Predicament.