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JRF Receives $1M towards JR Museum

June 10, 2015 - Jackie Robinson, News

The Foundation continues to work towards its goal of building a museum in lower Manhattan to honor Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball and to American society. JRF recently received an anonymous $1 million gift to support the Museum project, which needs $7 million more in contributions to open its doors. In addition to showcasing artifacts […]

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Foundation News: Danielle Cornwall Joins JRF

June 10, 2015 - News

We are happy to announce the appointment of Danielle Cornwall as the Foundation’s new Assistant Director of Educational Services. Ms. Cornwall joins the Foundation, recognized for being the nation’s premier education and leadership development scholarship program for minority students, after serving as a Manager at the National Urban League.Ms. Cornwall’s career has revolved around minority […]

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JRF Scholar Profile: Announcing the Class of 2018

June 10, 2015 - News, Scholars

“Being a Jackie Robinson Scholar is definitely a tremendous honor.It not only means that I am one who will reap the enormous benefits of a man who has helped change the world, but also that I am one who will continue the legacy of impactful humanitarianism; this is both exciting and humbling.” – John Bernagene, […]

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