Education Taskforce

The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF), came out of the 5th Biennial Diaspora Conference held in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2013, under the leadership of Leo Gilling the past Diaspora Advisory Board Member for the West/Mid-West USA. The JDETF is determined that partnership and collaboration with stakeholders in the Diaspora and in Jamaica, beContinue reading “Education Taskforce”


The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN) introduces a new virtual workshop series – JAMINARS JAMINARS platform are professional development and training opportunities delivered by volunteer experienced and credentialed Experts in the Diaspora. JAMINARS are a new opportunity for the Diaspora to give back intellectual and knowledge capital right from the comfort of their ownContinue reading “JAMINARS”

Plant Nuff Tree

The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN) has a goal to plant at least 100,000 trees across Jamaica. Our goal is to support Jamaica’s national tree planting goals, Jamaica Vision 2030 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically, SDG 1 (Poverty), 2 (Zero Hunger), 4 (Quality Education), 5 (Gender Equality), 13 (Climate Action),Continue reading “Plant Nuff Tree”

Courage in the Face of Corona

The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN) salutes the men and women providing essential support during the COVID pandemic every day. This is a  series of profiles of members of the Jamaican community on the front lines. Trevor Dixon (USA) Dr. Trevor Dixon is an Emergency Physician at the Jacobi Medical Center – Level 1 TraumaContinue reading “Courage in the Face of Corona”

In Loving Memory: Victims of COVID-19

The Coronavirus has hit communities across the world in devastating ways.  We remain resilient and hopeful that the threat of this pandemic will end soon. In the meantime, many of our loved ones have been prematurely taken.  The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN) and the Caribbean American Diaspora Alliance (CADA) has created a virtualContinue reading “In Loving Memory: Victims of COVID-19”

COVID Care Packages

The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network partners with the LASCO Chin Foundation to distribute COVID Care Packages  JDTAN and Lasco Chin Foundation COVID Care Package partnership announcement The world is currently in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic. As every country grapples with managing the fallout of this shared crisis, the Diaspora is still veryContinue reading “COVID Care Packages”