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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Support JRF on #GivingTuesday

November 30, 2015 - News


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Support that Makes a Difference

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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