EDUCATION IS EMPOWERMENT, ONLY THE EDUCATED ARE FREE
The Union of Jamaican Alumni Association (USA) is a non-profit umbrella organization of Alumni Associations of Jamaican educational institutions. Our Mission is to promote academic excellence of schools in Jamaica.
Our students still need our help! We plan to continue this project through August 19th.
As of Wednesday 29 July 2020, we’ve ordered2,336 care packages for47schools! Thank you! 2,196* packages have been delivered so far. Flour and rice have been added to the packages. (Sugar is still being negotiated.) Our weekly tracking report is updated weekly, so feel free to take a look at our progress. Visit our website for more information and to donate:
UJAA’s Nominations Process was emailed on 1 July 2020. If you haven’t received it, please follow-up with your Board Member Liaison to obtain a copy or send a request to the Nominations and Elections team atNominations@ujaausa.org. Friday 14 August is the deadline for nominations.The Nominations and Elections team is: Sharon Wilson (Merl Grove) – Chair, Elaine Chen (York Street) and Hubert Guscott (Wolmer’s).
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS
UJAA’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 16 September 2020 via ZOOM. An announcement will be sent in advance including the Zoom Link. UJAA’s 2020 Elections will be held on Wednesday 23 September 2020 via ZOOM. Registration will be required for voting members. Procedures will be sent in advance of the meeting.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS If you have events planned – virtual or otherwise, please send them firstname.lastname@example.org that we can post on our website.
Wear your mask and practice social distancing.
Keep our front-line workers in your thoughts and prayers.
Stay connected! Do conference call check-ins! Connect with family and friends and have a virtual party or trivia night!