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PeerForward volunteer and alumna, Kendra Yates


Volunteer Spotlight: Kendra Yates

As a nonprofit organization, PeerForward succeeds with the help of service-driven volunteers. Volunteering at PeerForward doesn’t just help the organization and those we serve; it brings meaning and purpose to […]


Here’s What Keeps Our Volunteers Motivated

PeerForward’s summer workshops would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers. The higher education application process can seem daunting to many rising high school seniors, particularly those with limited access […]


Volunteer Spotlight: Miranda Smalls

For 25 years, PeerForward has worked alongside a vast network of volunteers who are dedicated to our mission of ending education inequity for first-generation, low-income students. We are delighted to […]

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Meet Bert, Our Volunteer Spotlight!

Bert Davis Current Occupation: Learning Manager, City of Richmond, Virginia  Recent Workshop Role: Writing Coach Coordinator  Why did you initially decide to volunteer with PeerForward:  “I was working for a bank that […]


Volunteer Spotlight: Hana Visaya

Hana Visaya Current Occupation: Senior Project Manager, RPA Advertising Recent Workshop Role: Writing Coach Coordinator Number of Years Serving: 7 years Why did you initially decide to volunteer with PeerForward: “PeerForward […]


Three Cheers for Our Devoted Volunteers

If you’ve ever experienced a workshop, then you know first-hand that our volunteers play a pivotal role impacting hundreds of students each year. Whether they’re bright-eyed college students, dedicated alumni, […]