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Vincent Garcia

Program Director - Scholars and Alumni

Point Foundation

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Point Foundation

5055 WILSHIRE BLVD

Los Angeles, California,90036

United States

Company Description

About Point Foundation: Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society. Since 2001, Point has invested more than... more.

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Director of College Counseling

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Associate Director of Admissions

California Lutheran University


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PFLAG Los Angeles

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Events 2011

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- Vincent Garcia: The Point Foundation
It's no news that college costs are staggering. Vincent Garcia, 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 serves. Vincent 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. In his first year, Vincent saw Cal Lutheran's multi-cultural applications increase by an average of 30%. He was involved with both campus events planning and communication teams, while hosting events for organizations including Young Black Scholars, College Summit, and Upward Bound. Vincent 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.


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Vincent Garcia
Program Director Vincent Garcia joins Point Foundation as the Scholar & Alumni Program Director. With over 18 years experience in recruitment and college advising, he possesses expertise in selective ... Learn More About Vincent Garcia


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Vincent Garcia
Scholar Relations & Selections Program Director Vincent Garcia joins Point Foundation as the Scholar & Alumni Program Director. With over 18 years experience in recruitment and college advising, he possesses expertise in selective ... Learn More About Vincent Garcia


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Vince Garcia, Scholar & Alumni Program Director of The Point Foundation will speak in Tel Aviv this June on a panel addressing issues facing LGBTQ youth today and the challenges of the next generation of LGBTQ leaders.
Vince Garcia Vince Garcia, Program Director of The Point Foundation - The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund - will participate in 40 Years of Pride, the Global LGBT Leadership Conference in June, and the fact that it takes place in Tel Aviv is the most intriguing for him. "I am most interested in seeing Israel," Vince says. Vince will be speaking at the conference on a panel addressing issues facing LGBTQ youth today and the challenges of the next generation of LGBTQ leaders. In addition to speaking at the conference, Vince will also be a participant in A Wider Bridge's 5th Annual LGBTQ Mission to Israel, from June 3 to 13. Garcia joined Point Foundation as the Scholar & Alumni Program Director, after over 18 years experience in recruitment and college advising. Prior to joining Point, Vincent was Associate Director of Admissions at California Lutheran University, where he led the Multi-Cultural Recruitment Team and developed freshman recruitment travel strategies. "Over five thousand LGBTQ individuals begin the application for receiving the Point scholarships every year, and over two-thousand complete and submit it," Vince says. "Very strong academic performance is one characteristic that Point seeks in all its applicants and subsequent scholars. Additionally, proven leadership skills and the desire to make a difference in the world are highly valued." According to Point's recent statistics, 39% of the applicants identify as gay, 16% identify as lesbian, 19% as queer, 12% as bisexual and only 4% are transgender and gender nonconforming applicants who identify as straight. "Each person who applies for a Point Scholarship is evaluated on the totality of his or her situation," says Vince. "Financial need, academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in the LGBTQ community, professional experiences, personal and future goals, and marginalization (and their response to those obstacles) are all taken into consideration." Garcia came out as a gay man when he was 26 years old, and as a queer person when he started working at Point just after he turned 40. "The process of coming out was very difficult since the approval of others was tremendously important to me," he says. Join Vince Garcia, and many other confirmed LGBTQ leaders at 40 Years of Pride: Israel's first-ever Global LGBTQ Leadership Conference.


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Vincent Garcia
Scholar Relations & Selections Program Director Vincent Garcia joins Point Foundation as the Scholar & Alumni Program Director. With over 18 years experience in recruitment and college advising, he possesses expertise in selective undergraduate admissions and diversity recruitment. 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. In his first year, Vincent saw Cal Lutheran's multi-cultural applications increase by an average of 30%. He was involved with both campus events planning and communication teams, while hosting events for organizations including Young Black Scholars, College Summit, and Upward Bound. With a strong knowledge of college admissions, he served as Director of College Counseling at a local, independent school in Los Angeles. Prior to his tenure in college advising, he managed the National Merit Scholars program at Pomona College. At his alma mater, Occidental College, Vincent evaluated international student applications. Vincent 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.


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