Meet the Class of ’22

August 20, 2018 - Scholars

Welcome to the 54 students in the Class of ’22! They join 206 current JRF Scholars and Fellows attending colleges and universities across the country! The Class of ’22 Scholars traveled to the University of Texas, Dallas, to JRF’s annual New Scholar Orientation (NSO), held from July 12th through July 15th. The new Scholars participated […]

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My #JRFfirst: The Annual JRF Scholar Debate

December 11, 2017 - Scholars

Last March, JRF’s Mentoring and Leadership Conference featured the Second Annual Scholar Debate. This burgeoning tradition served as the setting for my #JRFfirst: publicly defending a political position that didn’t reflect my own beliefs.

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My #JRFfirst: The Annual Mentoring & Leadership Conference

December 8, 2017 - Scholars

Marian Wright Edelman once said “You can’t be what you can’t see.” Attending the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s Mentoring and Leadership Conference (MLC) in March 2016, was my #JRFfirst experience which changed my life forever!

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