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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...

November 15, 2022, teampoint

The Intersection of Indigenous and LGBTQ Identities

For Point Scholars like Zhaida Wilbanks, the personal is very much political.   A Two Spirit...

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April 01, 2022, teampoint

Navigating Your New Queer Independence

  As an LGBTQ+ high schooler, it was incredibly difficult to imagine a life beyond those four...

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March 18, 2022, Hope Harris

3 Essential Tips for LGBTQ Community College Students

Going to community college can be a difficult balance, and for LGBTQ students, being successful in...

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January 23, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Isaac James

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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January 22, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Davy Deng

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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January 21, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Manuel Faria

The Point Flagship scholarship for LGBTQ students provides financial assistance, mentoring,...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

20 YEARS OF FUNDING THE FUTURE

As we reported in our last newsletter, this year we mark Point Foundation’s 20th anniversary – a...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Onyx Ewa

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Harvard University. I chose...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Abigail Reed

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I am attending University of...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Vanessa Warri

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? UCLA. I attended UCLA as an...

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January 15, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Darid Prom

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Swarthmore College. I choose...

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January 13, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Ranen Miao

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Washington University in St....

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