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Class of 2024 Announcement

With great excitement, the Jackie Robinson Foundation announces the selection of 70 new JRF Scholars, comprising the Class of 2024! Chosen from 3,048 qualified applicants,…

September 23, 2020 Read More

Rest In Peace John Thompson Jr.

With deep sadness, we acknowledge the loss of legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson, Jr. An enduring reflection of the best of collegiate coaching, the Hall…

September 1, 2020 Read More

Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020

August 28, 2020, New York, New York: It is with tremendous sadness that the Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the loss of actor, screenwriter and philanthropist,…

August 29, 2020 Read More

JRF thanks MacKenzie Scott

The Jackie Robinson Foundation is thrilled and deeply grateful to have received an overwhelmingly generous donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This transformational gift substantially bolsters…

August 3, 2020 Read More

John Bernagene ’19 in Memoriam

Dear Members and Friends of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Community, With very heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of JRF Scholar alumnus John Bernagene, Class…

February 10, 2020 Read More