What is JAMPACT?
Jamaica Impact Inc. ("JAMPACT") is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit organization
consisting of a diverse group of young Jamaican professionals, students and
friends of Jamaica. Our philosophy is to use our collective energies, intelligence
and resources, as an impetus for progress in Jamaica.
JAMPACT will be the reference organization of young Jamaican professionals,
students and friends of Jamaica who stimulate socio-economic growth and
development in Jamaica and the Jamaica Diaspora.
What is JAMPACT's mission?
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 particular focus on educational initiatives targeting youth (ii) facilitate
research, stimulate constructive dialogue and raise public awareness on topical
issues; and (iii) provide opportunities and resources to grow and strengthen the
network of young professionals, students and friends of Jamaica.
Slogan & Values:
PROMISE, POTENTIAL, PROGRESS...
Our slogan reflects our commitment to creating change in Jamaica.
History & Key Accomplishments
JAMPACT had its official launch on September 24, 1998 at the Jamaica
Consulate in New York City, and was inspired by the support
and encouragement that was received from both the then Consul General Dr. Basil
Bryan and the Jamaican community in New York City. More details…