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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 24, 2019, teampoint

Finding Purpose in Activism with Inclusion NextWork

Photo courtesy of Inclusion NextWork   In January 2004 my grandparents took me to Havana, Cuba to...

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October 24, 2018, teampoint

Rewriting the Story for LGBTQ Students Heading to College

Photo: Seth Owen Everyone loves a story with a happy ending. One of the most heart-warming stories...

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March 27, 2017, teampoint

Bridging the Divide One Story at a Time

  I grew up shrouded with privilege. I’m not just referring to the racial and economic status I was...

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October 25, 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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August 11, 2016, teampoint

LEAD & New Directions in LGBTQ Advocacy

A few weeks ago, Point Foundation hosted its Leadership Education & Affinities Development...

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July 14, 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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July 31, 2014, teampoint

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend Seattle Victory Fund Brunch

Photo: Point Alumnus Jesse Gilliam, Point Scholar Rachel Jackson, Point Alumnus and Trustee Pete...

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May 13, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Jake Rostovsky Starts Transgender Nonprofit

Ever since I transitioned, I knew that I wanted to dedicate my life to helping the transgender...

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