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JRF Alumna Choumika Simonis Receives Coveted Fulbright Grant

JRF Alumna Choumika Simonis has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright grant for 2012. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the highly competitive program supports U.S. citizens to engage in study, research, or teaching assistantships abroad.
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Awards Presented to JRF Scholars

Four Jackie Robinson Scholars received sponsor-led awards at the Mentoring and Leadership Conference held in New York City March 3-6th. The scholars received the awards during the "Family Luncheon" hosted by Atlanta news anchor DeMarco Morgan. Troy White, a marketing major in his senior year at Northern Illinois University, received the 2012 Nike Prize. UCLA Senior Ashley Williams received the Spike Lee Youth Motivation Award. Syracuse University Junior Olevia Mitchell received the coveted Unilever Legacy of Leadership Award and Baylor University's Prince Adotoma received the prestigious Ralph E. Ward Achievement Award. Awardees received cash ranging from $1000 to $10,000.
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JRF Alumni Spotlight

As a child, Andia Winslow dreamt of taking to the skies to continue the legacy established by her late grandfather Colonel Robert V. Winslow, a Tuskegee Airman and proud US Air Force serviceman. Although, as a young adult, she set her sights instead on a career as a professional golfer, she was proud to accept her grandfather's Congressional Gold Medal of Honor on behalf of her family. This commitment to service and leadership has been the undercurrent in all of her ventures since childhood.
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A Winning Day at Citi Field

Kids from all over New York City gathered to take part in a day of activities meant to motivate them by teaching them about the life of baseball great Jackie Robinson. The program, known as Citi Field Kids Day, is now in its third year.
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Special Scholar Merit Awards

Four Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars Recognized for Social Enterprise and Academic Achievement at Mentoring and Leadership Conference
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JRF Hosts 32nd Annual Awards Dinner

More than 1,000 people attended the Annual Dinner which honored Ingrid Saunders Jones, Joseph R. Perella, and Sean "Diddy" Combs. The evening featured a performance by Grammy Winner Chrissette Michele and Bill Cosby once again served as host.
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JRF is the Recipient of $10,000 Grant from Microsoft and P. Diddy

JRF has been chosen as the recipient of a $10,000 grant through Microsoft and P. Diddy's "12 Days of Tag" campaign.
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JRF Scholars Venture Abroad

Read Imani and Sharada's latest blogs about their travels to Ecuador
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JRF is Beneficiary of St. Louis-Area Promotion

JRF and Cardinal Cares receive grant as a result of promotion sponsored by the St. Louis Cardinals, The Wallis Companies and Anheuser-Busch
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Watch the JRF Informational Video

Informational video about the Foundation's mission and activities
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