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Welcome to JAAOCF
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Orlando, Florida (Central Florida Area)

In November of 1985, the organization was first named West Indian Civic Association, then The Jamaican American Society of Central Florida. In 1986, it became the Jamaican American Association of Central Florida by founding members Mrs. Marjorie & Desmond Brown, et al.

 

The Jamaica American Association of Central Florida (JAAOCF) is a 501 C (3) non-profit, non-political organization in Orlando, established in 1986 primarily to provide a support group for Jamaicans residing in Central Florida. We are committed to educate and inspire by helping those preserve, enhance and promote our cultural heritage by focusing on education, our youth, community service and emergency assistance both locally and internationally, and so much more.

 

JAAOCF, Annual Independence Scholarship & Gala is held each year in August by coming together with our community to celebrate and honor individuals who are making a difference as community leaders and recognizing our young people in their pursuits of higher education.

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ABOUT US
The JAAOCF is a 501 C (3) non-profit, non-political organization in Orlando, established in 1985 primarily to provide a support group for Jamaicans residing in Central Florida. 
OUR MISSION
MEMBERSHIP
ANNUAL EVENTS
To preserve, enhance and promote our cultural heritage by and through
our focus on education,
our youth, community service and emergency assistance both locally and internationally.
We invite you to become
a member of the Jamaican American Association of Central Florida (JAAOCF), to help support our cultural heritage, educational and scholarship programs, events, etc.
Throughout the year JAAOCF, hosts several events, (Health Fair, Caribbean Heritage Month, Independence Scholarship & Gala, Christmas Gift Drive, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and much more.
UPCOMING 2024 EVENTS
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Adults - $45

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Children - $25
(12 & Under)

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OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

April 20th - Appreciation Luncheon 

Varsity Club at Camping World Stadium

(1 Citrus Bowl Pl, Orlando, FL 32805)

From 12:00 Noon - 4 PM

(Purchase Tickets Above)

April 21st - JAAOCF Regular Meeting (Via Zoom)

June 1st - Health Fair & CAHM Celebration

Orange County Multicultural center

(7149 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32818)

From 10 AM - 2 PM

August 10th - Independence & Scholarship Gala

Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs

(350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-5297) 

From 6 PM - 12 AM

Our Community Partners
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