The 21 strategic actions outlined in the Jamaica Now Action Plan will guise catalytic investments for the revitalization and growth of Jamaica as a thriving destination. In support of the plan, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz will create the Jamaica Now Leadership Council consisting of a diverse group of stakeholders to monitor the plan’s implementation, provide oversight and participate in the evaluation of the Action Plan. The Leadership Council will be led by community stakeholders, with the support of City Hall, and will meet no less than 4 times per year for the life of the Action Plan.
Eligible applicants must be 18 years or older and fit the following criteria for consideration. Each applicant must be a resident, business owner, property owner, student, community based organization, government representative, or community leader living or working in the study area. Each applicant must also have participated in at least one of the Jamaica planning initiative public meetings held at York College, or participated in one of the smaller outreach meetings conducted by the initiative. Interested community stakeholders are encouraged to apply by Wednesday, April 29, 2015.