The Movement

PeerForward Celebrates 25 Years of Igniting Change

Twenty-five years ago, our founders began College Summit with a humble plan. They would host a single workshop in the basement of a Washington, D.C. community center with the goal of helping students capture their stories for a personal essay to be used for college and scholarship applications. From that single... Read More

Three Cheers for Our Devoted Volunteers

If you’ve ever experienced a workshop, then you know first-hand that our volunteers play a pivotal role impacting hundreds of students each year. Whether they’re bright-eyed college students, dedicated alumni, or wholehearted, wise professionals, volunteers arrive at our workshops each year eager to guide our... Read More

Meet Tyriq: “Becoming an educator was destined”

For our 25th anniversary, we are celebrating the alumni of our program who have continued to make meaningful and positive impacts on their communities long after workshops. Anyone familiar with PeerForward or College Summit is keenly aware of the detrimental role our alumni play in... Read More

Deloitte Helps Peer Leaders Make their Brand

On February 25, PeerForward alongside Deloitte hosted “Making the Brand,” the first of a four-part professional development series geared toward graduating Peer Leaders and young alumni.  Their first session, aptly title “Respect on Your Name” walked participants through the benefits of establishing a personal brand. In a session of more... Read More

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