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Foundation Events

JRF Staffer's Got Game!

For over a half a dozen years, Damian Travier, JRF’s Director of Mentoring and Leadership Programs, has competed in the ZogSports’ basketball league playing at various venues in New York City. Unlike many leagues, ZogSports’ athletes not only play for the glory, but they also play for a cause.
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Jackie Robinson Movie Slated to Open April 12, 2013

Click here for a thrilling peek at feature film “42,” starring Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman , depicting Jackie Robinson’s historic entry into Major League Baseball that changed America’s greatest pastime and laid the foundation for the modern civil rights movement.
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JRF Hosts an Evening with MSNBC’s Touré

Novelist, essayist and cultural critic Touré shared his unique perspective on national politics, race and the fiscal cliff at a special event on December 6th at JRF headquarters. The co-host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle”, with his pull-no-punches comments, addressed the audience of close to 75 talented young leaders from various industries.
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JRF Mourns Death of Jazz Great and Foundation Friend Dave Brubeck

The Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the death of jazz musician Dave Brubeck who passed away on Wednesday, December 5th in Norwalk, Conn. Brubeck and his quartet attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk". The group performed in many of JRF’s “Afternoon of Jazz” concerts including the first one in 1963. Brubeck was 91.
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JRF Hosts Webinar for National Urban League Staff and Affiliates

On Tuesday, November 27th, the Jackie Robinson Foundation hosted a webinar for National Urban League (NUL) staffers and its affiliates to provide members of the historic civil rights organization with insight into JRF’s highly successful mentoring and leadership program and application process. The NUL is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based organization of its kind dedicated to economic empowerment.
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JRF Receives Proceeds from BMO Capital Markets’ Equity Through Education Trading Day

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is a proud recipient of funds raised during BMO Capital Markets Equity Through Education Trading Day initiative held on October 3rd. Since its launch in 2005, the program has raised over 12 million dollars for North American charities.
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Jackie Robinson Foundation College Scholarship Application Now Available

High school seniors who embrace the vision and values embodied in the life of baseball and civil rights great Jackie Robinson are encouraged to apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation College Scholarship. The application is now available online by Clicking here.
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JRF Alumna Brittany Williams Receives Goldman Sachs City Fellowship

JRF Alumna Brittany Williams has received the prestigious City Fellowship from Goldman Sachs. Williams, a JRF/Con Edison Scholar, graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a degree in Systems Engineering.
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JRF Benefits from BMO Capital Markets' Equity Through Education Trading Day

The Jackie Robinson Foundation will once again benefit from BMO Capital Markets "Equity Through Education" charitable initiative. The donation to JRF and seven other North American organizations represents commissions earned on all institutional equity trades executed by BMO Capital Markets in Canada and the U.S. on October 4, 2011.
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JRF Welcomes New Donor “Hall of Fame” Members

The Jackie Robinson Foundation is happy to announce that BMO Capital Markets, Major League Baseball, Bloomberg and the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached a significant philanthropic milestone with JRF having each supported our scholarship and leadership development initiative with $1 million or more during the course of the last six years, making them the newest members of JRF’s Donor Hall of Fame.
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