The Jackie Robinson Foundation’s New Scholar Orientation (NSO) is a three-day conference that offers workshops andactivities focused on the high school to college transition for incoming JRF Freshmen Scholars. The workshops focus on preparing for the college journey, positioning for academic success, living a healthy college lifestyle and understanding the financial aid process. In addition, new Scholars get the opportunity to bond as a class to provide support to each other asthey go off to their respective schools.
On April 15, 1947, 75 years ago, Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field as a Brooklyn Dodger, changing baseball – and changing the course of…April 15, 2022 Read More
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of venerable actor, civil rights activist, and friend Sidney Poitier. Poitier is a global icon, whose profound…January 10, 2022 Read More
the Jackie Robinson Foundation family is saddened by the passing of JRF Alumnae, Laurie M. Dickey ’90. Laurie’s mastery and love of teaching, passionate advocacy for students, and commitment to community were evident to all who knew her. She carried herself with an authentic grace and warmth that put everyone she encountered at ease and made her infinitely likable.January 3, 2022 Read More
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced a $1.4 million grant to the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) as part of the company’s longstanding commitment to diversity,…July 7, 2021 Read More
What part of Jackie’s legacy inspires you the most? Jackie’s legacy of charity inspires me the most. Considering the highly-visible position that I am in,…June 29, 2021 Read More
To foster his diverse interests, Juma is a member of several on-campus organizations. He is Secretary of Yale’s Black Men’s Union and liaisons between first-year…June 25, 2021 Read More