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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...

February 09, 2022, Hope Harris

3 Black LGBTQ Student Leaders Shaping the Future

While every month is an opportunity to uplift the history and voices of Black people, Black History...

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January 25, 2022, Sarah Mason

Point denounces Florida House Bill 1557

Point Foundation condemns Florida House Bill 1557, also known as the "don't say gay bill" for the...

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December 13, 2021, Hope Harris

Point Scholar Perspectives: Out in Higher Education

This November, Point Foundation presented our inaugural Out in Higher Ed Week, a campaign designed...

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December 12, 2021, Hope Harris

A Message from Jorge Valencia, Executive Director & CEO

Photo: Jorge Valencia, Point Foundation's Executive Director & CEO As we approach 2022, we are now...

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December 07, 2021, Manny Faria

Handling Holiday Stress as an LGBTQ Student

Holidays are stressful for everyone— there’s pressure related to gift-giving, travel arrangements...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

NOT SITTING ON THE SIDELINES

As Marisa O’Gara finishes her studies at Cornell Law School, she is energized to emerge from the...

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December 09, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Jessica Chiriboga

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

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November 23, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Josh Aiken

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Yale University; I wanted to...

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October 06, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

where do we begin?

at first, this was going to be a discussion of the pandemic, how it has shifted our attention and...

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July 31, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Thank You, Wells Fargo!

https://youtu.be/94t24lAkkN8 Testing 123

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January 31, 2019, teampoint

Creating Space For Yourself

HSBC Point Scholar Landon Marchant and their dog, Malibu It was 9:30 am on a Sunday. I looked at my...

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January 07, 2019, teampoint

Tips for STEM Mentors

It has been repeatedly proven that LGBTQ people face disproportionate rates of poverty, mental...

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