The Peer Leader
Movement

Alumna Zakiya Jackson
Meet Zakiya: College is Worth the Struggle

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Zakiya Jackson shares his journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? I became a Peer Leader in 2011 at the University of California, Berkeley. My workshop experience... Read More

Alumna Venesa Coger
Meet Vanesa: Put Yourself Out There

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Vanesa Coger shares her journey. When did you become a Peer Leader? What was your summer workshop experience like? In the summer of 2012, I had the opportunity to attend a PeerForward workshop at... Read More

Alumna Daisha Overstreet
Meet Daisha: PeerForward Gave Me Options

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Daisha Overstreet shares her journey. When did you become a part of PeerForward? Please share about your summer workshop experience? My Peer Leader Workshop was at Marshall University in the summer of 2012. I’ve stayed... Read More

Alumna Ayont Young
Meet Ayont: Persevere, You Will Adapt

PeerForward highlights the college and career pathways of a different alum of our unique Peer Leader program. When did you become a part of PeerForward? Please share about your summer workshop experience? I started being engaged with PeerForward the summer before my senior year. I went... Read More

Alumna Scophia Flemming
Meet Sophia: PeerForward Has Been Family To Me

PeerForward alumni have followed many career paths and found much success. Here, Sophia Flemming shares her journey. When did you become a part of PeerForward? Please share about your summer workshop experience? I became a part of PeerForward back in 2009, the summer before my senior year... Read More

Educator and College Access Expert Keith Frome Named CEO

Keith Frome, an educator and innovator, has joined PeerForward as the organization’s CEO. PeerForward is one of the nation’s largest non-profits dedicated to college access, increasing the likelihood that low-income youth enroll in and graduate from college and other post-secondary institutions. It serves 36,000 low-income... Read More

PeerForward Alum
Moises Urena

PeerForward Summer Workshop 2018

Keith Frome PBS News Hour

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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