Thank you - staff & patients of Annotto Bay Hospital

Over the past seven years, JAAC and ABH have formulated a valuable relationship...  Read more

JAAC 2013 Mission to Jamaica a success...

We pursue our mission through a program of scholarships, medical and educational service...  Read more

JAAC Surgery Team

The Surgery Team of JAAC was first established in June of 2003...  Read more

JAAC enriches local communities

View recent scholarship recipients, healthcare providers served and computer recipient schools...  Read more

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This year, the 29th annual fundraising banquet will... [more]
Mapping Jamaica’s Diaspora ( is a project implemented... [more]
Jamaica Awareness Association of California, (JAAC), formed in... [more]
Jamaica Awareness Association of California, Inc. (JAAC), is... [more]
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, addressing... [more]
All public schools in the education system have... [more]
MINISTER OF Education, the Reverend Ronald Thwaites (pictured below),... [more]
WESTERN BUREAU: DR ASBURN Pinnock, the principal of... [more]
Scholarship Recipients (1989 – Present) Health Centers and... [more]


Purchase Tickets for Our 29th Annual Fundraising Banquet

Banquet FlyerJamaica Awareness Association of California funds its projects through sponsorships and fundraising events. For the past 28 years, the Los Angeles community has come to anticipate JAAC's largest fundraising event in November with much excitement. This year, the 29th annual fundraising banquet will take place on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.... Read more

STEM Teachers Hangout

Los Angeles, CA - Five teachers from Jamaica visited Loma Linda University for a week-long, intensive training in integrated Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) from July 11, 2015 to July 18, 2015. On July 16th, Executive Vice President Yasmin Facey treated the teachers to an amazing Jamaican dinner, and was eagerly joined by Treasurer Martine Hall, Executive Board Member Jackie Small, and... Read more

JAAC Welcomes Jamaica’s Special Olympics Delegation!

Inglewood, CA - On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, members of JAAC joined the City of Inglewood in welcoming Jamaica's Special Olympics Delegation to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games at the Fabulous Forum. The delegation, which includes 68 athletes and 18 coaches, will be participating in the Special Games taking place throughout Los Angeles from July 25th to August 2nd. JAAC will continue to support... Read more