JRF Receives $1M towards JR Museum

June 10, 2015 - Jackie Robinson, News

The Foundation continues to work towards its goal of building a museum in lower Manhattan to honor Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball and to American society. JRF recently received an anonymous $1 million gift to support the Museum project, which needs $7 million more in contributions to open its doors. In addition to showcasing artifacts […]

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JRF Alumni: Where Are They Now? Wilton L. Virgo

June 10, 2015 - Alumni

JRF Alumnus Wilton L. Virgo, PhD (Princeton University, JRF Class of 2000) is a quantum physical chemist with more than 10 years of expertise in performing state-of-the-art research in laser spectroscopy and molecular quantum theory at Princeton University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Arizona State University, MIT, Wellesley College and Harvard University. He is a leader in […]

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Foundation News: Danielle Cornwall Joins JRF

June 10, 2015 - News

We are happy to announce the appointment of Danielle Cornwall as the Foundation’s new Assistant Director of Educational Services. Ms. Cornwall joins the Foundation, recognized for being the nation’s premier education and leadership development scholarship program for minority students, after serving as a Manager at the National Urban League.Ms. Cornwall’s career has revolved around minority […]

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