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2019 Summer Workshops Kick off at Washington College

This July, PeerForward ignited the power of positive peer influence at Washington College to train a new cohort of Peer Leaders in our first Summer Workshop of 2019. Here, 91 Peer Leaders from 23 high schools in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and New York... Read More

Celebrating Deloitte 2019 Impact Day

PeerForward was honored to participate in the 20th annual Deloitte Impact Day June 7, when professionals from Deloitte volunteer with nonprofits across the country to make an impact and contribute to meaningful causes in their community. PeerForward has benefitted from Deloitte Impact Day volunteers for... Read More

Congratulations to First Year Forward’s Outstanding Ambassadors!

This month, PeerForward wrapped up the final implementation period of its three-year pilot evaluation program, First Year Forward, the SMS-based research project aimed to assess whether virtual, text-based mentorship could be a useful tool for increasing college matriculation rates from year one to year two.... Read More

PeerForward Wins Lumina Prize for Postsecondary Education Innovation

PeerForward is thrilled to announce we are the winners of the Lumina Prize Judge’s Choice Award for postsecondary education innovation. The contest, run by Big Think and sponsored by the Lumina Foundation, sought to find the next big ideas to improve education and training outcomes after high school.  We are pleased... Read More

PeerForward Welcomes Coaches-in-Training

Second Cohort of Coaches-in-Training Begin their Journey  On April 11, PeerForward officially ushered in a new cohort of Coaches-in-Training, marking our second year of recruiting a group of promising young leaders to continue their journey with us as futurePeerForward Coaches. The following six PeerForward alumni comprise our newest Coaches-in-Training cohort:  Aloysia “AJ” Jean ... Read More

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College Summit is now PeerForward!

We’ve changed our name, but our mission and values are the same. After two decades of leveraging peer influence to guide more students to higher education, we’ve adopted a name that reflects the power of youth activation. Read more