Thursday, June 02, 2016

Bi youth invited to attend Emerging Leaders Day with Point Foundation

Image Caption: Image says Emerging Leaders in a rainbow font with 7 young people of different ethnicities sitting in front of the word Leaders. 
Image Credit: The Point Foundation

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS LGBTQ are invited to register as “Emerging Leaders” to attend Point Foundation’s Washington, D.C. Policy & Law Leadership Education and Affinities Development (LEAD) Consortium. The Emerging Leaders Opportunity provides high school students with the skills and resources to become leaders in their local community.

Thursday July 21st, 2016 8:30am - 5:15pm
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Emerging Leaders will attend the entire one-day consortium alongside Point Scholars and Alumni. Noted professionals and experts will lead sessions focusing on LGBTQ legislation and public policy, legal case studies, policy/law strategies, and the impact of litigation affecting the LGBTQ community. A session designed exclusively for student Emerging Leaders will address how to be a leader in high school, build connections with the community, and impact the local area as an LGBTQ student while developing skills for the future.

Register by June 24, 2016

For more information, please contact Deepen Gagneja,
Program Coordinator, at

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.

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