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Read Across Jamaica Project 2024

We're thrilled to announce that we've successfully made it to Jamaica! Our dedicated team in New Jersey sorted and packed an impressive 1250 books for the Read Across Jamaica Project. Follow along with our journey on GrassROOTS’ Instagram @grassrootsfound to gain deeper insights into our process and witness our impactful work in action. A heartfelt thank you goes out to JetBlue and the exceptional team at Newark Airport, as well as Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Icema Gibbs, for…

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Ministry of Imagination – Education Week and Read Across Jamaica Day 2022

GrassROOTS Community Foundation Partners with Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) to launch “Ministry of Imagination” for Education Week and Read Across Jamaica Day 2022.   The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on children’s learning, well being, and imagination, around the world. In Jamaica, thousands of children, from some of the most vulnerable households were directly impacted with significant learning loss. The recently launched Jamaica Education Transformation Committee (JETC) Report confirmed that  “almost 60 per cent of students…

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Jamaica Giveback 3-9-21

Jamaica Giveback

HerFlow Foundation in association with GrassROOTS will donate 600 menstrual essential kits to 3 schools in Jamaica:   St. Annie’s Primary Holy Trinity High School Clan Carty High School   GrassROOTS has taken a global approach to the issue of period poverty. We work in partnership with local organizations to support girls in New Jersey, Jamaica, and Ghana. In Jamaica, we partner with HerFlow Foundation to support local programs   GrassROOTS Community Foundation President Dr. Janice Johnson Dias and Board…

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