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    • Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      PHE Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Bland

      Meet Jasmine Bland, a Tufts University alum. She volunteered with Peer Health Exchange as a health educator, co-coordinator and a senior health educator from 2011 to 2014. Bland joined PHE as a freshman in college at the insistence of her roommate. “At the time, I was grappling with a challenging transition from an under-resourced high school to a resource-rich academic environment. Being a part of PHE allowed me to look back at my high school and community through a different lens– I could finally understand how going without critical information about holistic wellness and decision-making further amplified the health disparities that were already taking a toll on my fellow community members.” ...

    • Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      PHE Alumni Spotlight: Martel Okonji

      Meet Martel Okonji, a California State University, Northridge alum, Okonji volunteered with Peer Health Exchange as a health educator and a co-coordinator from 2010 to 2012. Today, he is the Youth Development Coordinator for the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Learn how his service continues to contribute to his career and community. HOW DID PHE IMPACT ...

    • Posted on May 27th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      PHEnomenal Five

      Graduating PHE volunteers celebrating the end of the 2015-16 program year in Los Angeles PHEnomenal Five is a bi-weekly round-up of five articles that we thought were interesting related to young people, health education and health outcomes. PHEnomenal Five (May 27, 2016) 1. An important call to reframe how we think about education and health—reminding us how ...

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