Independence Virtual Fundraiser


The Jamaica Organization of New Jersey (JON-J), a 501(C) 3 nonprofit organization with dual purpose of building and strengthening ties among people of Jamaican heritage in communities across New Jersey and to serve as a resource to give back to our homeland. comprised of six chapters across the state. Although our membership primarily consists of Jamaican nationals, our events are opened to all regardless of race and ethnicity




The mission of JON-J is to empower Jamaicans and their descendants residing in New Jersey to maintain a cultural 
identity within the community; establish relationships within
the business, civic, educational, religious and international communities; promote recreational activities; and assist in
the development and improvement of community related 
projects in Jamaica and New Jersey. 



A place where Caribbean residents and new immigrants may settle and live in health and prosperity. Providing necessary resources to realizing that goal.


Founders award by Bergen Chapter
Plainfield Flag Raising with SDA Pathfinders
Member service award at Independence Gala
Essex Chapter Black History Program

founding members

Rev. Alfred Johnson
Mr. Lynval James
Mr. Ferdinand Bright
Mrs. Clarice Womble

Contact Us

we would like to hear from you

Jamaica Organization of New Jersey
PO Box 446
Orange, New Jersey 07051
Tel. (848) 228-2976