Dear NJOMA Board, Membership and Friends:
I am writing today to announce a momentous achievement in our program’s history that helps to elevate our efforts to restore and enhance the Johnson-O’Malley (JOM) program and the services and activities we work to provide for the over one million Indian children ... read complete letter>
Purpose: The National Johnson-O'Malley Association, Inc. was formed as a nonprofit, educational organization for the following purposes:
To create an effective forum for discussion of educational and related matters of mutual concern among the members of the educational community.
To mutually develop standards of educational excellence for Indian students served by the educational programs within the United States.
To maintain appropriate lines of communication and collaborative efforts with other public, private, tribal and federal educators and educational programs.
To maintain formal liaisons with Tribal, State and Federal governmental agencies and other educational organizations, including but not limited to National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Education Association and other alliance organizations.
To advocate for Johnson-O'Malley Programs and the rights of Indian children from 3 years old through twelfth grade.