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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

September 22, 2022, Nicole Rizzuto

International Coffee Day and the LGBTQ Community

“You could say I’m a little … obsessed with coffee.” Point Scholar and MIT student Ari Peró spent...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

3 Essential Stress Relief Strategies for College Students

How do you deal with the stress of college? Whether you’re a freshman or heading back to campus,...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

Grad Spotlight: Immigration Status & LGBTQ Activism

Jose Gamboa was born and raised in Catia La Mar, a small coastal town in Venezuela. He was active...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

Supporting Nonbinary Students

by Point Community College Alum Alexzander Baesten Nonbinary individuals are often subject to...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

Alum Spotlight: Mentorship & Representation

Ten years ago, as part of an exercise at Point’s National Leadership Conference, Adaobi Kanu wrote...

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July 01, 2022, Hope Harris

History & Definition of Nonbinary Gender

by Point Community College Alum Alexzander Baesten A significant portion of the skepticism around...

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July 01, 2022, Hope Harris

What Disability Pride Means to Me

Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor...

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June 27, 2022, Sarah Mason

2022 LGBTQ Student Cohort Announced

Largest number of students selected in Point Foundation History for scholarships and support. This...

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June 16, 2022, Sarah Mason

Celebrating Spring & Summer Point Graduates

Some of the 2022 graduating class of Flagship Scholars at the Point Honors Los Angeles Gala. In...

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June 16, 2022, Sarah Mason

Celebrating 2022 Point Graduates Copy

Some of the 2022 graduating class of Flagship Scholars at the Point Honors Los Angeles Gala. In...

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May 24, 2022, Hope Harris

Asian & Pacific Islander LGBTQ Voices: Point Scholar Peyton Liu

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian hate has been on the rise. Point Scholar,...

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May 19, 2022, Hope Harris

5 Tips for LGBTQ Advocates in College

This year, hundreds of homophobic, transphobic, and anti-LGBTQ bills have been proposed and adopted...

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