Jamaica Yancy

Jamaica Yancy

SpeakerMatch

From South Los Angeles to CEO of Black Long Beach

I you don't see what you want--build it. This has been Jamaica Yancy's life mantra. In six years she has helped shift perceptions about African Americans by developing a community organization with over 3,500 members nationwide.

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from Long Beach, CA (US)

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Jamaica Yancy
Ms. Jamaica Yancy - Motivational Speaker

Black Long Beach

From South Los Angeles to CEO of Black Long Beach

I you don't see what you want--build it. This has been Jamaica Yancy's life mantra. In six years she has helped shift perceptions about African Americans by developing a community organization with over 3,500 members nationwide.

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from Long Beach, CA

Jamaica Yancy - Motivational Speaker

Jamaica Yancy

Black Long Beach

From South Los Angeles to CEO of Black Long Beach

I you don't see what you want--build it. This has been Jamaica Yancy's life mantra. In six years she has helped shift perceptions about African Americans by developing a community organization with over 3,500 members nationwide.

Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500
Travels from: Long Beach, CA

For more information about booking Jamaica Yancy,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/jamaica/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Biography

Jamaica Yancy is the founder of Black Long Beach and the Black Everywhere Collective

?In 2017 Jamaica was a recipient of the Downtown Long Beach Small Business & Job Creation Grant.  Jamaica's advocacy work has been highlighted in the Long Beach Press Telegram, Madame Noire, and Philadelphia Neighborhoods among other media outlets.  She currently serves as a co-chair of the Long Beach Small Business Diversity Alliance, provide aspiring entrepreneurs with access to free educational workshops.

?A South Los Angeles native, Jamaica was raised by a single mother with limited resources.  At age fourteen she received a scholarship to attend Phillips Exeter Academy, a private boarding school in New Hampshire.  She went on to live abroad in France, study marketing at UC Berkeley, and travel the world without losing sight of the needs of her community.  She founded Black Philadelphia (formerly Mahogany Philly) in 2012.

?An advocate for women and minorities, Jamaica previously served as the Community Liaison for certified women owned businesses through the Women's Business Enterprise-West, managing the Southern California region.

?She speaks on topics including, "How to Build Community and Why", "Social Justice for a New Generation", and "Giving is the Gift".

Find out more about Jamaica Yancy at http://JamaicaYancy.com.

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