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  • Posted on September 17th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Recruitment at Peer Health Exchange—building a movement for health equity

    Fall is an exciting time at Peer Health Exchange as we welcome hundreds of new college volunteers across the country who join our shared movement towards health equity By leading workshops in ninth grade classrooms, these near-peer health educators help reinforce each young person’s sense of agency and build up skills in communication and ...

  • Posted on September 3rd, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Stacking chips for health equity at the 5th Annual Poker Tournament

    Our Annual Poker Tournament—now in its 5th year— is a staple for Peer Health Exchange LA. Placing bets and bluffing past their weakest hands, poker enthusiasts and Peer Health Exchange supporters joined us on June 3rd at the rustic Movember venue in Culver City to raise close to $30,000. The funds raised from the poker tournament ...

  • Posted on June 17th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles: “Thank you, Luke Grant!”

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles extends a big thank you to outgoing board member Luke Grant for his service, time and commitment to the organization as a whole. Luke served for more than two years with wonderful energy, thoughtful insights, and lots of creativity. Thank you for all you’ve contributed to Peer Health Exchange, ...

  • Posted on March 29th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Volunteer Voices: Mykel Hickman

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re showcasing a few of our volunteers this week and their commitment to young people and Peer Health Exchange’s mission. Name: Mykel Hickman College/ University: California State University, Dominguez Hills Major: Criminal Justice Administration Why did you decide to volunteer at Peer Health Exchange? I chose to volunteer ...

  • Posted on March 26th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Volunteer Voices: Aareka Davis

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re showcasing a few of our volunteers this week and their commitment to young people and Peer Health Exchange’s mission. College/ University: CSU Dominguez Hills Major: Community Health/ Biology minor Why did you decide to volunteer at Peer Health Exchange? I decided to volunteer with Peer Health Exchange ...

  • Posted on March 8th, 2018 by Adriana Díaz

    Q&A with Nurx’s Jessica Horwitz

    In case you missed it, Peer Health Exchange launched a pilot partnership with Nurx last month to increase sexual healthcare access to our Los Angeles area college campuses! Through April 15, more than 200 of our volunteers are spreading the word on Nurx’s services to empower their peers to make positive sexual health choices.  ...

  • Posted on January 25th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Volunteer Voices -MLK Week

    In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service, we highlighted a few of our volunteers through #MLKWeek, January 15-21, with our #VolunteerVoices series. Read on to hear what they had to say. Monday, January 15— We’re honored to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, his commitment to service and the ...

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