Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s Daughter, Reflects on Baseball in Cuba

April 4, 2016 - Jackie Robinson, News

On Opening Day, Sharon Robinson reflects on relations between the United States and Cuba and the “unifying game of baseball.”

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In Memoriam: Monte Irvin

January 13, 2016 - Jackie Robinson, News

The Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the loss of Monte Irvin, the former Negro Leaguer and then power hitting Giant’s outfielder who joined the Major Leagues in 1949, only two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Although entering a league that had become slightly more diverse in the ensuing seasons, Mr. Irvin still endured […]

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JRF Scholar wins National Caring Award

December 22, 2015 - Scholars

Freshman JRF/United Health Foundation Scholar Michael Bervell (Harvard University, Class of 2019) recently received the National Caring Award for his volunteerism – a great way to bring to a close his first semester in college. Through Hugs for Ghana, Michael and his team (including his brother Joel, a fellow JRF Scholar and a Junior at […]

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