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November 15, 2015 - News

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) today announced a partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch around its model college education and leadership development program for minority students. Bank of America Merrill Lynch will focus its support on the Foundation’s annual Mentoring and Leadership Conference in March and additional JRF program initiatives throughout the year.“I’m thrilled […]

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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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