Annual Reunion and Networking Weekend

March 8, 2024 – March 10, 2024

What's Happening

It’s the JRFAA Reunion and Networking Weekend! JRF has graduated more than 1,900 alumni since its founding in 1973. Join us as we continue to engage in one of the enduring legacies of Jackie and Rachel Robinson. All activities are at the Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Resident Alumni Room Check-In

4:00pm – 10:00pm
Reunion Check-In

Shuttle from Hotel to Welcome Reception

6:30pm – 9:30pm
Welcome Reception at the Jackie Robinson Museum

11:00pm –
JRFAA Late Night – on your own

Saturday, March 9, 2024

7:00am – 9:30am

8:00am – 10:00pm
Reunion Check-In

9:00am – 10:00am
Alumni Reunion Kick Off

10:00am – 10:15am
Networking Break

10:15am – 11:30am
Plenary I: Creating a Wealth Mindset

11:45am – 1:00pm
Networking Lunch

1:15pm – 2:45pm
Plenary II: Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?

2:45pm – 3:00pm
Networking Break

3:00pm – 4:30pm
Plenary III: Advancing Health & Black Equity

4:30pm – 5:00pm
Day 1 Wrap Up

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Networking Break

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Scholar Recognition Awards Dinner

10:00pm –
JRFAA Late Night – on your own

Sunday, March 10, 2024

7:00am – 9:30am

9:30am – 11:30am
Family Session

11:30am – 11:45am
Networking Break

11:45am – 12:30pm
Business Meeting

12:45pm – 2:15pm
Alumni/Graduating Seniors Lunch

2:15pm – 2:30pm
Networking Break

2:30pm – 4:00pm
Closing Session

Featured Speakers

We’re excited to have three standout leaders in their respective fields. Debrorah Wafer shares her work in US Healthcare with Advancing Health and Black Equity. Keith Boykin is a NYT best selling author sharing stories from his new book Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?. Alicia Holmes shares her guide to Creating a Wealth Mindset.

Alumni Reunion & Hotel Fees

Heldrich Hotel Resident (Primary) / person

$675 ($550 for Class of 2022 & 2023)
Includes: Reunion registration, king sleeping room (two nights), all meals, Reunion swag bag

Non-Heldrich Hotel Resident / person

$375 ($250 for Class of 2022 & 2023)
Includes: Reunion registration, all meals, Reunion swag bag

About The Heldrich

The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of historic New Brunswick, New Jersey. Surrounded by award-winning restaurants, performing arts complexes, Johnson & Johnson’s corporate headquarters and Rutgers University, it is just 30 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and less than an hour from the heart of Manhattan.

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