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    • Posted on April 10th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Hablemos: Acceder a recursos en la época de la COVID19 (Nueva York)

      Debido a las pautas de distanciamiento social, muchos centros de salud han tenido que reducir sus servicios o brindar servicios virtuales por el momento. Dado que a veces es posible que necesites el apoyo de un profesional de la salud, a continuación brindamos una lista de clínicas de servicios para adolescentes que siguen ofreciendo ...

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

      Instagram Live with Louise Langheier, CEO and Co-Founder

      Louise Langheier, Co-founder and CEO of Peer Health Exchange, recently hosted a Q & A session on our Instagram Live.

    • Posted on January 24th, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Recruiting a more inclusive and diverse volunteer corps, part 1

      At Peer Health Exchange, we’re aiming to be a place where the ninth grade students we serve can see themselves in the college health educators that come to their classrooms. With that goal in mind, we’re working hard to build, develop and support a volunteer corps that is reflective of all our communities by ...

    • Posted on October 21st, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      NYC Welcomes New Executive Director

      Hello NYC Peer Health Exchange community! I am so delighted to be here. I have worked with young people in some capacity for my entire 24-year career (don’t do the math on my age, please!) and there is no population that deserves our wholehearted attention more. My career path has encompassed child protection services, ...

    • Posted on July 18th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      NYC Summer Roundup: Partnerships, Evaluations, and Quiz for a Cause

      NYC’s Impact The NYC team is currently rounding out the end of the year by finalizing partnership renewals in order to prepare for relaunching programming in the Fall. This year alone, NYC has been able to reach over 6200 students in 53 high schools. We’ve delivered over 3000 workshops in 53 high school partners. ...

    • Posted on July 18th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange joins coalition set on changing sex ed policy

      We are excited to announce that Peer Health Exchange NYC has joined the first cohort of the Sex Education Policy Action Council (SEPAC). Led by SIECUS, the Sex Education Policy Action Council is a brand-new initiative to build the power of state and local advocates actively working together to advance comprehensive sex education. In line ...

    • Posted on December 14th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange’s Public Statement Denouncing White Supremacist Remarks at Barnard College-Columbia University

      Peer Health Exchange joins our voice with the many across Columbia University and the country who have denounced the white supremacist remarks made by a white student targeting and berating groups of students of color, primarily Black women, December 9. Barnard has since banned him from its campus, according to a statement released early ...

    • 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 June 25th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

      Volunteer Voices: Brennan O’Rourke

      June marks Pride Month and in celebration, we’re highlighting a few of our LGBTQ+ volunteers and their commitment to young people and Peer Health Exchange’s mission. Name: Brennan O’Rourke Pronouns in use: They/Them College/ University: New York University Major: Dramatizing Justice What have you gained or learned from volunteering at Peer Health Exchange? One of the ...

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