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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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January 07, 2022, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Jo Lew

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

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November 24, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Anthony Adero Olweny

Which community college are you currently attending? University of the District of Columbia...

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October 19, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Warren Small

Why did you choose your major or program?  My community is mostly accepting of LGBTQ+ people like...

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October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Andrea Volcan

Why did you choose your major or program?  Since I can remember, I have had a knack for spotting...

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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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