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

    COVID-19 Updates from Peer Health Exchange

    Peer Health Exchange has canceled all in-person workshops until further notice as a proactive and preventative measure against COVID-19. This decision was made to ensure the health, safety, physical and mental well-being of every young person in high schools and colleges we serve and partner with, and our staff. While this was a difficult decision ...

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

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles Partners with Focusing Philanthropy to Expand Reach

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles and Focusing Philanthropy have partnered to launch a matching campaign focused on catalyzing Peer Health Exchange LA’s next phase of growth over the next three years.

  • Posted on January 23rd, 2020 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    4 Things You Should Know About Our Programs + Strategic Learning Team

    Peer Health Exchange's curriculum is designed to give young people the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. Through our skill-building workshops, we aim to reduce unplanned pregnancy and substance abuse and increase help-seeking behavior. Our program aligns with national health and education standards, is culturally relevant, age-appropriate, and medically accurate. Keep ...

  • Posted on November 13th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Day in the life: Kavita Shah, Peer Health Exchange Manager, Program Design & Development

    Our program’s reach and positive impact on the lives of young people would not be possible without the hard work, passion and dedication of our talented team. It’s our people-power that makes Peer Health Exchange a unique and amazing place to work. In this ‘Day in the Life’ series,  we shine the spotlight on one employee at a time—providing ...

  • Posted on November 11th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    We Painted the Town Orange!

    We Painted the Town Orange! Our work would not be possible without the philanthropic, civic, and youth advocate leaders who joined us at WeWork Seaport Square on Thursday, November 7, 2019 to celebrate youth health education for 3,550 students. Boston has a legacy of trailblazers working with Peer Health Exchange to advance health equity throughout the ...

  • Posted on October 30th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Hello Oakland!

    Peer Health Exchange’s new national headquarters are now in Oakland. Read below to learn why we’ve moved. Have you heard the news? Peer Health Exchange’s National and Bay Area offices are now in Oakland’s historic Jack London Square. We opened our new doors in September, and we’re already loving it! Read below to learn ...

  • Posted on October 30th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    The Future of Los Angeles

    Two community leaders born and raised in Southern California, Kimmy Maniquis, LA Executive Director, and LaDawn Best, Head of Sites, share a lot of love for Los Angeles and decades of experience serving its young folx. Chief Operating Officer Robin Rich sat down with them both earlier this month to discuss the first 90 ...

  • Posted on October 29th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    A letter from our CEO—October 2019

    Dear Friends, As I write this, the most diverse, talented group of Peer Health Exchange college students yet are showing up for young people in communities nationwide. This fall PHE college students will lead conversations on tough topics including how young people can give and get consent or how they can help a friend ...

  • Posted on October 28th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Thank you, James and Madeleine McMullan Foundation!

    Peer Health Exchange Chicago is a proud beneficiary of the James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation! Named in honor of their mother and late father, the James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation supports scholarships and education programs nationwide. Their generosity will sponsor two high schools, Harlan Community Academy and Kenwood Academy High School, with ...

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