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    • Posted on May 26th, 2021 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Introducing selfsea

      Introducing selfsea, a web app co-designed with young people to boost access to inclusive and identity-affirming health resources and information for youth everywhere.

    • Posted on November 2nd, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Stay breathing, connected, and in good care this Election Day

      Dear Community, Tomorrow is Election Day—and the finale of an incredibly long presidential campaign that feels like it started ages ago. Most of us feel the weight of this election especially! That weight may be getting noticeably heavier as we come closer to the date that indicates what is next. We may be holding ...

    • Posted on August 13th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Chicago Welcomes New Board Members

      Peer Health Exchange Chicago welcomed seven new members this month. Click to learn more about them.

    • Posted on June 4th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Showing our support for young people with action

      Witnessing police brutality, and experiencing other forms of white supremacy, takes a serious toll on the mental and overall health of folx of color and specifically on Black folx. We join Black and Brown young people calling for an end to police and state-sponsored violence.

    • Posted on May 27th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      A Message to the Class of 2020

      There was no ceremony, no stage to walk across and no applause to hear. I couldn’t see my friends or hear any final goodbyes. While we made the effort to simulate a graduation ceremony at my home: walking down a set of stairs with music playing and my mom handing me a card that ...

    • Posted on May 20th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Dr. Angela Glymph on “First of All”

      On the ‘First of All’ live stream web series by the Drug Policy Alliance; Dr. Angela Glymph discusses some of the main points of work Peer Health Exchange has done and is currently working on.

    • Posted on May 15th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Let’s Talk: Teacher Resources

      Peer Health Exchange has created the following resources for teachers who would like to use materials from our main portal page with their students. They include both prompts for use in live virtual discussions as well as activities that can be assigned to students to complete independently.

    • Posted on May 4th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange Health Educators share experiences on YouTube

      Meet Courteney, Jolie, Wasan, and Zimani. They’re college student health educators with Peer Health Exchange. Click to watch as they share their own experiences

    • Posted on April 29th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Centering Equity—Peer Health Exchange Reaffirms DEI Strategy Goals

      Last fall we launched our organization’s first equity strategy. At the time, we knew there were many changes ahead for us but couldn’t have imagined that one of those would be the COVID-19 pandemic. While growth and change can feel daunting in the face of such uncertainty, we know that right now is the ...

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