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  • Posted on January 16th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

    From Peer Health Exchange to A Career in Health

    Join us for the launch of our career-focused webinar series created for alumni and current health educators. Tune in to hear panelists share their professional journeys, the opportunities their diverse health careers provide, and most importantly how YOU can turn your experience at Peer Health Exchange into a rewarding future. Pictured from L-R Peer ...

  • Posted on January 15th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

    Day in the life: Peer Health Exchange National Program Design and Development Associate

    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 January 14th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

    Q & A with national board member Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola

    Peer Health Exchange is honored to welcome Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola to our national board of directors. In his own words here, Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola tells us more about his career and passion for helping young people live healthy lives. Q. What was your first job? A. When I came out of medical school, I worked ...

  • Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange receives award honoring partnership with Stockton

    At Peer Health Exchange, we know an estimated two million young people don’t currently receive comprehensive health education in the United States. It’s why we’ve been hard at work to find innovative ways to reach more young folks in new communities with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to make healthy decisions. Case ...

  • Posted on December 29th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange LA Welcomes New Board Members

    Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles is thrilled to welcome two new members to our L.A. Board. Catherine Gretch, a lawyer and former teacher, brings to the board an understanding of startups and Fortune 500 corporations. Whitney Showler, a therapist and operations expert, has worked with young people and families in various capacities. Please read ...

  • Posted on December 19th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Chicago diversifies volunteer corps while expanding high school partnerships

    Peer Health Exchange Chicago has made meaningful progress towards ensuring our volunteer corps is more reflective of the high school students and communities we serve. Specifically, for the 2018-2019 program year, 11 percent of our volunteers identify as Black and 12 percent identify as Latinx, exceeding our goal of 10 percent identifying as Black and ...

  • 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 December 12th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Peer Health Exchange’s Public Statement on Threats of Violence at CSUN

    In light of hate-filled threats of violence at California State University, Northridge this week, Peer Health Exchange joins its college leaders, CSUN chapter and leadership council in reaffirming our commitment to ensure the safety, physical and mental well-being of students on campus. We vehemently denounce these messages of hate and violence, and want our CSUN community ...

  • Posted on November 21st, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Giving Tuesday is November 27!

    Join us in kicking off the holiday giving season on #GivingTuesday November 27! On this global day of giving, Peer Health Exchange is raising $10,000 from coast to coast to give two entire classrooms of ninth grade students with a full year of health education. You can help. Ways to gear up for #GivingTuesday: ...

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