AJR is organized and shall be operated exclusively for the purposes defined in the Articles of Incorporation and exclusively for charitable, educational and cultural purposes as may qualify it for tax exempt status under Section 501©(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or its successor provisions. AJR shall:
- Maintain and preserve Jamaican Culture.
- Foster an atmosphere of camaraderie among Jamaicans and other Caribbean people in the Richmond metropolitan area.
- Foster an atmosphere of friendship and sharing among members of the rich multi-cultural ethnic groups of the Richmond metropolitan area.
- Strengthen ties between Jamaica and America.