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  • 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 April 18th, 2017 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    PHE Alumni Spotlight: Nico Gusmán

    Meet Nicole “Nico” Gusmán, a first year graduate student at the Yale School of Public Health Social Behavioral Sciences Department. Before pursing her in the Master’s of Public Health for social welfare, she volunteered with Peer Health Exchange during her undergraduate years at the University of California-Berkeley from 2009 to 2012. She went on to ...

  • Posted on June 8th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    Childhood USA Project Video Featuring Peer Health Exchange

    On Tuesday June 7, Peer Health Exchange joined Childhood USA in releasing a new video about our work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Peer Health Exchange Bay Area works with the volunteers from the University of California at Berkeley, St. Mary’s College, and San Francisco State University to empower high school students in 16 local schools. By giving young people the knowledge, skills, and resources that they need to face inevitable challenges surrounding relationships, drugs, and alcohol, they can make safer and informed decisions leading to a brighter future. This video talks to our volunteers, staff, alumni, and high school partners to give you a little more insight into ...

  • 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 ...

  • Posted on April 29th, 2016 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

    PHEnomenal Five

    PHE volunteers touring The Door in NYC, a community partner listed in our Health Resources for Young People. 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 (April 29, 2016) 1. The teen birth rate has hit an all time low, including ...

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