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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

So far this year, 20 states passed anti-LGBTQ legislation according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Some state legislatures are still in session meaning that the tally of hateful laws could...

May 19, 2018, teampoint

Three Lessons from a Point Alumni

I met writer and Point alumni Ellen Adams in the last few hours of the Point Arts and Humanities...

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March 12, 2018, teampoint

In Lieu of Flowers: A Tribute to Dr. Kathleen Erndl, Queer Mentorship, and the Importance of Representation

Photo by Anton Mislawsky Whether it’s athletes in the Olympics or characters in books, it is highly...

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February 26, 2017, teampoint

Board Member Spotlight: Claudia Caine

Claudia Caine is Co-Chair of Point’s Board of Directors. She recently retired as President and...

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October 24, 2016, teampoint

Mentor Spotlight: Michelle Carnes

I have had the pleasure of several mentoring relationships, and each shared the same element:...

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July 13, 2016, teampoint

Point Scholar Valentin Sierra & Mentor Ed Callahan share their thoughts on the Mentoring Program

With our National Leadership Conference only one week away, we decided to share a throwback post...

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September 16, 2015, maryschan

One Point Scholar Reflects on her Mentor

I began my relationship with Point as many scholars likely did: wistfully from afar. I would scour...

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April 01, 2014, teampoint

Mentor Pair Highlight: Rachel Levin & Eli Capello

By Rachel Levin, Associate Professor of Biology & Neuroscience at Pomona College and Point Mentor...

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March 28, 2013, teampoint

Mentor Highlight: Herb Hamsher

By Herb Hamsher, Point Mentor and Honorary Board Member Those who know me are familiar with my...

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March 28, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Jeff Sheng Reflects on Point's Mentoring Program

I think that the mentoring aspect of Point is just as, if not even more valuable than the financial...

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October 30, 2012, teampoint

Mentor Highlight: Alan Guno

I reached a turning point in my life when Proposition 8 passed in California in 2008. It made me...

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October 30, 2012, teampoint

Jacob Rostovsky Shares his Mentoring Experience

Point’s Mentoring Program means more to me than any other aspect of the scholarship award. Of...

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