Tag Archive | Jackie Robinson

NYCFC and The Jackie Robinson Foundation Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Support Black Lives Matter Movement

New York City FC (NYCFC) and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced a multi-year partnership to take action in support of Black Lives Matter initiatives focused in and around the five boroughs. Headquartered in New York City, JRF was established in 1973 by Rachel Robinson to perpetuate the legacy of her husband, Jackie Robinson, by […]

Final Citi Field Kids program is Golden as Douglas inspires with her story

The final Citi Field Kids program of 2012 season was indeed a golden one, as 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas came in to inspire 150 children from the YMCA of greater New York. The Citi Field Kids program, started in 2009 has been a part of a series on in-season events teaching students the […]

1495 Sports TV: Final Citi Field Kids program goes golden thanks to Gabrielle Douglas and Citibank

1495 Sports is proud to bring this video look as 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas came out to speak to 150 children from the YMCA in the final edition of the Citi Field Kids program. In its fourth season Citi Field Kids serves to inspire and motivate New York City middle and high school students. Developed by Citibank in collaboration with the Jackie Robinson Foundation, the community-based initiative […]

1495 Sports Photo Gallery: Final Citi Field Kids program goes golden thanks to Gabrielle Douglas and Citibank

1495 Sports is proud to bring this photo gallery as 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas came out to speak to 150 children from the YMCA in the final edition of the Citi Field Kids program. In its fourth season Citi Field Kids serves to inspire and motivate New York City middle and high school students. […]

All about heart in the second edition of the Citi Field Kids program

It was all about heart in the second edition of the Citi Field Kids program, which took place prior to the finale between the New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds on Thursday afternoon. On hand to speak at the program was future Hall of Famer John Franco and Master of Ceremonies SNY anchor and reporter […]