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WV School System Recognizes PeerForward Peer Leaders

The director of federal programs for Lincoln County High School recently warmly praised the PeerForward program, which began at the Home of the Panthers this past school year. Director Kirk King was speaking at the May 17, 2016 regular session of the Lincoln County Board... Read More

Alumnus Daniel Perez
Meet Daniel: Becoming a Peer Leader Was Life Changing

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Daniel Perez shares his journey. When did you become a part of PeerForward? If you attended a Summer Workshop, please share your experience. I attended my PeerForward workshop in 2006 at USC. The experience of... Read More

Alumnus Mark Camphor
Meet Mark: PeerForward Changed My Mindset

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Mark Camphor  shares his journey. When did you become a part of PeerForward?  I became a part of PeerForward in 2011 at Yale University. My workshop experience expanded my horizon to another level. At... Read More

Cornelius, a PeerForward advocate
Meet Cornelius: The Power of Peers

Cornelius Williams never intended to pursue a higher education until his best friend – Peer Leader Ashley Daniels – came along. Even though I had a 4.3 GPA and played football, I had no aspiration to go to college. I was cutting yards and worked... 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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Prince George’s County, MD Adopts PeerForward District-wide

One of the nation’s largest school districts, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) just outside of Washington, D.C., just announced that beginning this spring, all 29 high schools in the county will launch the PeerForward program. “We recognize that graduating our high schools is not... Read More

Alumna Kaneisha Wheelock
Meet Kaneisha: Options Are Better Than Limitations

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Kaneisha Wheelock Perez shares her journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? I became a Peer Leader in the summer of 2008 at South Carolina State University. I... Read More

Alumna TaMarcia Braggs-George
Meet Tamara: Have a Post-Secondary Plan

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Tamara Braggs-George shares her journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? I believe that my PeerForward experience helped mold me into the woman, educator, daughter, sister and... Read More

Alumnus Vincent Pendarvis II
Meet Vincent: Navigating the College Process

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Vincent Pendarvis II shares his journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? I became a Peer Leader during the summer of 2009 at Presbyterian College in South... Read More

Alumnus Ramon Gomez
Meet Ramon: Developing a College-Going Culture

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Ramon Gomez shares his journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? I had the great fortune of becoming a Peer Leader in the summer of 2010 entering... Read More

Alumna Aloysia Jean
Meet Aloysia: Have Confidence in Yourself

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Aloysia Jean shares her journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? My Peer Leader workshop was at Yale University in 2012. I remember being so excited to... 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