Jackie Robinson

Class of 2024 Announcement

September 23, 2020 - Jackie Robinson, News

With great excitement, the Jackie Robinson Foundation announces the selection of 70 new JRF Scholars, comprising the Class of 2024! Chosen from 3,048 qualified applicants, once again this year the freshman class of JRF Scholars met a high threshold of academic achievement, leadership potential, and a commitment to community service. Founded in 1973 by Rachel […]

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Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020

August 29, 2020 - Jackie Robinson, News

August 28, 2020, New York, New York: It is with tremendous sadness that the Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the loss of actor, screenwriter and philanthropist, Chadwick Boseman. Star of the global phenomenon “Black Panther,” Chadwick shared his passion for the arts with audiences across the world.  Having channeled the depth and diversity of our beloved […]

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The Jackie Robinson Centennial Celebration

January 30, 2019 - Jackie Robinson

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is kicking off its Jackie Robinson Centennial Celebration with a number of events throughout New York City honoring baseball legend and humanitarian Jackie Robinson. JRF will host events nationwide throughout 2019 that will conclude with the opening of the Jackie Robinson Museum in December.

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