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JRF Announces Class of 2019

October 6, 2015 - Scholars

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) named a 51 students to its class of 2019. The prestigious award is bestowed to some of America’s top performing college-bound students who, in addition to their academic prowess, demonstrate leadership potential and a strong history of giving back.The 51 college freshman, chosen from over 4,000 applicants, join an exemplary […]

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Rachel Robinson & JRF on the passing of Yogi Berra

September 23, 2015 - Jackie Robinson, News

Pictured (l to r): Leonard S. Coleman, Jr., Bill Russell, Rachel Robinson, Yogi Berra and Della Britton Baeza at the JRF Golf Classic in Montclair, NJ, 2004“My family and I very much mourn the passing of Yogi Berra. We of course admired Yogi’s contribution to the game. And Yogi and his beloved Carmen and I […]

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An Energizing Summer in Northern Ireland by Scholar Omar Corona Monroy

August 25, 2015 - RRIF, Scholars

JRF Scholar Omar Corona Monroy, a senior at the University of California, Los Angeles, earned a Rachel Robinson International Fellowship (RRIF) to attend The Clinton International Summer School. Through CIS, he participated in the International Conflict Research Institute at Ulster University in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.He recently reflected on this unforgettable opportunity:“Perhaps my favorite element of […]

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