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John Bernagene ’19 in Memoriam

February 10, 2020 - Alumni, News

Dear Members and Friends of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Community, With very heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of JRF Scholar alumnus John Bernagene, Class of 2019. John passed away on September 15, 2019, just a few months after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. This is a devastating loss for all of us who […]

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JRF Scholar Spotlight – Chestan James

January 24, 2020 - News, Scholars

Personal Reflection: Last Summer, I traveled to Ghana to participate in a service-learning program where I worked with communities affected by child trafficking and child labor. l collaborated with GESI representatives in a school, and observed the school’s organizational structure and created action plans to improve the students’ school experience, identify funding needs and opportunities, […]

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JRF Scholar Spotlight – Chloe Benson

January 9, 2020 - News, Scholars

Personal Reflection: “My time spent in Rome has been indescribable. Not only is it one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen, but I am so lucky to have gotten the opportunity to live there as well. There is so much ancient and contemporary history to unpack, from the ancient Roman Empire to […]

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