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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...

December 16, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Nia Clark

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Simmons University Photo...

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March 10, 2020, teampoint

I’m Queer and I Know Nothing

Photo: Point Scholar Tayler Hammond receiving her certificate as a Community College Scholarship...

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February 04, 2020, teampoint

Trans stories written by trans kids

Photo by Foluke Oshin/Libraries Taskforce I spent a couple of hours in between classes browsing...

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January 06, 2020, teampoint

Updating UCLA's all-gender restroom map

Photo credit: Daily Bruin Many trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people often have to...

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November 26, 2019, teampoint

The Pride House: A Place to Grow

Point Scholar Valerie Weisler standing in front of the Pride House I did not fully understand the...

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November 06, 2019, teampoint

Showing Up to the Polls

On November 5, 2019, state and local elections were held in communities across the United States,...

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September 11, 2019, teampoint

Unexpected Community at the #PointCommunityCollege Transfer Symposium

2019 Point Foundation Community College Scholarship Recipients Never having been to Los Angeles...

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August 24, 2017, teampoint

Find Your "Possibility Model"

  At my very first Point Foundation conference in 2014, I had the opportunity to hear Janet Mock...

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April 12, 2017, teampoint

Volunteering Is More Than Just A Resume Builder

  This year I’ve learned a lot about service. In high school, I earned the Gold Presidential...

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