Advocate David Mixner to Speak on History of LGBTQ Civil Rights
The Point Foundation (Point), the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, will celebrate and help support the next generation of LGBTQ leaders locally. The March 3 event in Boston is an opportunity to meet Point Scholars and Alumni and hear their extraordinary stories while enjoying cocktails and appetizers
An added treat will be the presence of David Mixner. Once named by Newsweek as the most powerful gay man in America, Mixner is a natural storyteller who will provide a first-person account of LGBTQ history from the perspective of a man who has lived it.
Event tickets are $125. Attendees can also find out more about membership in Point’s Cornerstone Society, a philanthropic group of dedicated individuals that make it possible for Point to provide scholarships, mentoring, leadership training and hope well into the future. Come and discover how you can help Point Foundation create the next generation of LGBTQ leaders.
Register online to attend: www.pointfoundation.org/boston2016
Location: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Platinum Sponsors: Fidelity Investments, and Putnam Investments
Gold Sponsors: Comcast NBCUniversal, Goodwin Procter, Mullen Lowe, and RCN
Silver Sponsors: Episcopal Divinity School, HireMinds, HSBC, Jasper Prudence, MGH Institute, Paul Fragala & Associates, and Wells Fargo.
Host Committee: Billa Anderson, Dan Batterman, Cyd Berry, Peter Epstein**, Chris Flynn, Rocky Granum, Christopher Hartley, Peter Kapinos, Chris Landstron, Sarah Madey, Dan Newton, Kevin Powers, William R. Sargent, Jill Stauffer, Dan Stiffler*, and John Wolfarth*.
*Point Foundation Director,**Point Foundation Honorary Board Member
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 $18 million in the education and support of Point Scholars, making it the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. The Foundation promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development and community service training. www.pointfoundation.org | www.facebook/pointfoundation | www.twitter/pointfoundation | www.instagram.com/pointfoundation
[From a News Release]