PeerForward Managing Director Raquel Figueroa interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers

Our Managing Director of Program Implementation, Raquel Figueroa, was recently featured in an interview with Comcast Newsmakers on the need for better postsecondary preparation for students at low-income high schools, and how our organization works to improve outcomes for these students. When asked about the effectiveness of our unique peer-to-peer method to drive change, Raquel shared, “Absolutely it works- our students are creative, they have boundless energy, and they come up with very innovative solutions to challenges we are seeing in our schools.”

Hear more about the challenges PeerForward’s mission seeks to address and the successes that have come from nearly 25 years of our organization’s work by watching the full interview here:


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