Scholars

JRF Photo Gallery – Jackie Robinson Day 2018

April 20, 2018 - Alumni, Jackie Robinson, Scholars

71 years ago, Jackie Robinson made his Major League Baseball debut as a Brooklyn Dodger breaking baseball’s color barrier. This historic milestone is celebrated annually at Major League ballparks across the nation on April 15, the anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first game in the majors. Check out these highlights from Jackie Robinson Day 2018.

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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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