PeerForward's mission is to unleash the power of positive peer influence to transform the lives of youth living in under-resourced communities by connecting them to college and careers. PeerForward, formerly College Summit, is the leader the practice of youth activation - or youth identifying inequities and barriers to success in their communities and working, with adult allies, to solve the challenges. By training influential students in basic community organizing principles and call-to-action campaigns, teams motivate students to plan for, apply to, and succeed in higher education. The PeerForward Method shifts the operating systems in schools to be more student-driven, creates a culture where continuing education beyond high school is the expectation and develops a corps of young leaders of color skilled in leading community change.
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Washington, DC 20002