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  • 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 20th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Bay Area Launches at Stanford University

    Peer Health Exchange Bay Area is pleased to announce that, for the first time, we are partnering with Stanford University to deliver our skills-based curriculum to young people in the South Bay. Stanford students, faculty, and staff are bringing more energy than ever to the truly critical issues of sexual health, substance use, and mental health on campus. ...

  • Posted on March 13th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    National School Walkout—A few mindful tips

    A National School Walkout is planned for March 14 at 10 a.m. local time. Looking for ways to support and show up for young people? Read below for a few mindful tips. Thousands of young people across the country will participate in a National School Walk Out tomorrow—March 14—marking one month since the tragic ...

  • Posted on March 8th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Day in the Life: Morayo Faleyimu, Peer Health Exchange NYC Senior Program Manager

    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 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 February 28th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Reflections in the days since the Parkland, Florida school shooting

    As a nation, we continue to mourn the 17 lives lost this month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida. The loss of any young person is an unspeakable tragedy. Whether in Parkland or in a community like Sanford, Florida, where we lost Trayvon Martin six years ago this month, this ...

  • Posted on February 27th, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Boston chosen for innovative partnership

    Peer Health Exchange Boston has been selected by Boston Public Schools Partnership Fund to be a member of their opportunity portfolio for the upcoming school year. The opportunity portfolio is a catalog of vetted organizations who can partner with Boston Public Schools in a way that allows the schools to choose and fund the partners that best meet the needs ...

  • Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    Five Things You Should Know About Mamie Phipps Clark 

      In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting African Americans who made significant contributions to the health and well being of our communities. Their contributions have had a profound effect not only on African Americans but on our entire nation. Education was a priority. Mamie Phipps Clark was born 1917 in Hot Springs, ...

  • Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by Philister Sidigu

    My Shero: Rosa Parks and Her Untold Story

    In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting African Americans who made significant contributions to the health and well being of our communities. Their contributions have had a profound effect not only on African Americans, but on our entire nation. Before there was the #MeToo movement, the Women’s March, and the #TimesUp Initiative, ...

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