- Vincent Garcia: The Point Foundation
It's no news that college costs are staggering.
, scholar and alumni program director, will describe the help available through this remarkable organization that provides scholarships, mentorship, leadership training and hope for students of merit who have been marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
For our speaker, Vincent Garcia
, the struggles and opportunities involved in a college education are immediate and vivid both from his
own experience and the lives of the young LGBT persons he
has over 18 years experience in student recruitment and college advising.
Prior to joining Point, Vincent was Associate Director of Admission at California Lutheran University, where he led the Multi-Cultural Recruitment Team and developed freshman recruitment travel strategies.
first year, Vincent saw Cal Lutheran's multi-cultural applications increase by an average of 30%.
was involved with both campus events planning and communication teams, while hosting events for organizations including Young Black Scholars
, College Summit
, and Upward Bound
demonstrates a strong commitment to both access and equity in higher education, while committing himself to numerous charitable organizations including the National AIDS Training program, The California AIDS Ride, and to the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women to fight women's cancers in Los Angeles.
Come hear Vincent
explain how your child can find a good college match and benefit from the Point
Foundations programs and other LGBT scholarships.