Economic Growth Council 5 in 4

Economic Growth Council 5 in 4

The Jamaican American Association of Northern California (JAANC) supports the Prime Minister’s message to the Diaspora and the goal of the Economic Growth Council lead by Jamaican Canadian businessman Michael Lee Chin.  Their message: 5 in 4, which aims for a 5% growth for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 4 years for Jamaica's economy.  Read more (…)

The Jamaican American Association of Northern California (JAANC) is a non-profit charitable organization that was established in 1975 under the name Jamaica Association of Northern California (JANC).

Mission: To advance the relationship between Jamaicans and Americans in Northern California through cultural awareness, education and resources.

Vision: To promote Jamaican culture and provide educational opportunities in order to strengthen our local and global communities.


2017 Upcoming Events Signup
Debra Ehrhardt in her new play “Cock Tales". Location & Date TBA. Saturday, July 4th,  Annual Association picnic,  Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA Saturday, August 26, 2017,   Independence Celebration with Keynote Speaker, Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States of America. Location TBA.  
JAANC is pleased to be proud sponsors of myyutesoccer camp program
My Yute Soccer's comprehensive curriculum is formulated with three simple and effective parts; The 'One Love Chip', Pass the Ball and Complete the Play