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JAMPACT E-Newsletter November 17, 2010
in this issue
:: Our 3 Reasons for Giving Thanks
:: Special Message from Membership Chair
:: Volunteer Opportunities
 Board Picture
Welcome,

With the Thanksgiving season approaching, we would like to use this opportunity to  say "THANK YOU" for being part of  the JAMPACT family and a staunch supporter of our mission!  JAMPACT is strongly committed to producing quality initiatives, thus this greatly enhanced newsletter. This monthly newsletter will give greater insight into JAMPACT and the wonderful work we are doing both in Jamaica and the Diaspora. Our aim is to ensure that you are truly involved in this great charitable experience no matter where you are in the world. This is the first issue and we encourage your feedback on how we can make future issues a better information tool for you. We also encourage you to contribute relevant articles, advertise with us, and share with family, friends and neighbors. Thank you for taking five minutes out of your busy schedule to review our work!


 Akelia Lawrence
Interim Communications Chair

ON THE GROUND NEWS - JAMAICA, W.I.

Our 3 Reasons for Giving Thanks! 

  

This Thanksgiving we have much to be grateful for: Successful School Supply Drive, $5K Playground and Drainage Renovation Project, and Tuition Assistance for Our Schools

JAMPACT wishes to express sincere gratitude to its generous supporters after a summer of high impact. We executed three successful initiatives and all due to the strong support of the community.

School Supplies Drive Picture

Students from St. Steven's displaying gifts

courtesy of our annual School Supplies Drive

Click Here to view album.

 

School Supplies Drive Distribution

Over 200 students from JAMPACT's adopted schools in Jamaica had a very bright start to the September 2010 school year after benefitting from the Annual School Supplies Drive. The Drive, which was executed this year over the summer, yielded more than nine (9) barrels of school supplies and two boxes loaded with computers. Continue Reading. 

 

 

 

MEMBER NEWS

A Special Message from our Membership Chair  

 

Click Here to view  a special message from our Membership Chair. Features the great benefits of being a member of JAMPACT such as Member spotlight in the JAMPACT E-Newsletter!

For more details regarding membership, please contact:

Tsahia Hobson
Membership Chair

membership@jampact.org

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Policy Research Volunteer Opportunity

 

The Think Tank Committee is seeking volunteers to conduct policy research for its Accountability Tracker. The Accountability Tracker is designed to track the progress of mandates proposed by the current Prime Minister of Jamaica. Potential volunteers with a strong interest in policy research as it relates to the Jamaican government, should immediately contact the Think Tank Chair, Naima Gregory, for more information.

 

Board Vacancies

JAMPACT is an all volunteer organization (AVO) relying strongly on the donation of quality time and skills of individuals like you. As always, we are in need of additional volunteers, including on our Board of Directors. Current vacant Board positions include:

Vice President

Communications Chair & Co-Chair

Fundraising Co-Chair

Think Tank Co-Chair

Constitution & Elections Chair

 

Please contact President, Dale Todd, for more details.

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OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

11/17/10 - TODAY!

General Body Meeting

Ruder Finn

301 East 57th Street, 4th Fl

Corner of 2nd Ave and 57th Street

New York, NY

 

12/08/10

JAMPACT Holiday Party

Fashion 40

 

12/14/10

Annual Christmas Treat

Adopted Basic Schools

Jamaica

 

For a complete list of our calendar of events, please visit our online calendar.

 

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Tap into JAMPACT's extensive resource base by advertising with us.

 

Place Your Ad Here

 

Advertising opportunities include our newsletter, e-updates, website and social networking sites. Advertising with us also shows your commitment to community development as the revenues raised by JAMPACT will be used for our charitable and community initiatives.


Contact Fundraising Chair, Akelia Lawrence, for more details on your options and our affordable rates.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Job Vacancies:

The Early Childhood Commission in Jamaica is seeking applicants for several positions. Click Here to learn more.

 

For a list of Social Services positions in New York, visit the New York Non-Profit Press.

 

If you have a job vacancy that you would like to advertise, please forward details to newsletter@jampact.org.

 

Events:

Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010

ZYNC TV/New York Linkz Holiday Party

1084 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY

 

December 5, 2010

COJO Event Scholarship Gala

Crowne Plaza LaGuardia Hotel,

Queens, NY

 


JAMPACT E-Newsletter will be published the second Wednesday of every month. Deadline for inclusion is the 1st of every month. Please contact the editor Camile Beckford at newsletter@jampact.org.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of JAMPACT is to use our collective energy, intelligence and resources to influence and improve socio-economic conditions which affect Jamaica and the Jamaican Diaspora by (i)developing social welfare programs with a particular focus on educational initiatives targeting youth; (ii) facilitating research, stimulating constructive dialogue, raising public awareness; and (iii) providing opportunities and resources to grow and strengthen the network of young professionals, students and friends of Jamaica.

 

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