The Peer Leader

Peer Leader August Taylor Takes the Stage at VPP All-Stars Night

On April 6, 2019, our partners at Venture Philanthropy Partners celebrated their 19-year legacy of bringing meaningful philanthropic investment and change to the Greater Washington region at their All-Stars Night. Our own “all-star” Peer Leader, August Taylor from Suitland High School in Md., was chosen... Read More

PeerForward Teams Successfully Complete Spring Training Camps

We’re welcoming springtime in true PeerForward fashion with our seasonal Spring Training Camps! This is a time for Peer Leaders, Advisors, and Coaches to gather together for another productive training and celebrate great progress made.   At this mid-point in the spring semester, teams are making final campaign plans,... Read More

Brother International Corporation hosts PeerForward Career Day

On March 21, Brother International Corporation hosted 25 Peer Leaders from New York City schools Global Learning Collaborative, Shuylerville Preparatory High School, and Thurgood Marshall Academy at their Bridgewater, New Jersey headquarters for a special PeerForward Career Day event.  The day was comprised of small group sessions where Peer Leaders heard firsthand... Read More

PeerForward Gala Celebrates the Power of Peers

Our PeerForward family of students, alumni, educators and staff gathered Tuesday, October 16, with nearly 200 supporters at the InterContinental Barclay in New York City to celebrate the power of positive peer influence at the annual PeerForward Gala. With the generosity of our supporters, we raised... Read More

PeerForward convenes Activators at Facebook

PeerForward was built on the belief that high school students can solve challenges in their schools and communities, reshaping the future for their classmates and creating a positive learning culture of hope and promise. We recently combined our deep experience coaching and training young adults... Read More

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PeerForward Teams Up with Reach Higher for College Signing Day

PeerForward will be collaborating with the First Lady’s Reach Higher initiative to celebrate graduating seniors, showcase our student leaders and inspire more young people to take the first steps on their journey to higher education. College Signing Day provides a unique opportunity for our Peer... Read More

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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