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2nd Annual Peer Resources DIY Fest!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013 in General | 0 comments

2nd Annual Peer Resources DIY Fest!

Join us at our second annual DIY Fest and Fundraiser and have fun the Peer Resources way: make new friends you’d never otherwise have met and gain skills at the same time! This year, alumni-led DIY stations include: Make and eat your own pupusas Learn self-care acupressure techniques Make your own DJ mix Home brew beer-making DIY (Anti) Valentine’s (back by popular demand) And many more, including a bartering table, to share and gather more resources! Food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available at the DIY Fest...

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“The road ahead is very bright for Peer Resources.”

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in General | 0 comments

“The road ahead is very bright for Peer Resources.”

Peer Resources Fundraising Event 5min SHORT from Amanda Vigil on Vimeo. Superintendent Richard Carranza’s remarks at a Peer Resources event from September 11, 2013, on why supporting Peer Resources as a critically aligned strategy in SFUSD is a “no-brainer.”  

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Peer Resources Alumni Survey: add your voice to our future!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Peer Resources Alumni Survey: add your voice to our future!

Share your story of what you have been up to since Peer Resources: your voice, from our first 34 years as a program, is critical as we move forward to our next 34 as an organization. If you are a Peer Resources alumni, please take this brief survey, about 6 minutes long, and then share with all your friends, peers, and family, and get them to take it as well. Right now we have 125 responses so far … from over 19,000 alumni.  Help us get more! Thank you!

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Peer Resources Newsletter, May 30, 2013

Posted by on Jun 8, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Peer Resources Newsletter, May 30, 2013

Happy end of the 2012-2013 school year! San Francisco Peer Resources had an amazing and critical year of transition, as we gained independence and a new fiscal sponsor, Community Initiatives, in January 2013.  Since then, we have been moving forward with energy, momentum, and deep community support. There’s much to report and many, many people to thank—we are honored to stand on the shoulders of giants. Thank you. Celebrating … our independence, our alumni community, our amazing Peer Leaders, our re-established Intern Program, and...

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Join us in our First Annual Peer Resources Alumni Challenge!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Join us in our First Annual Peer Resources Alumni Challenge!

Give money! Win prizes! Connect with old friends! And support this program you love. Join Peer Resources alumni from your school in contributing to Peer Resources in this 6 week-long campaign, running from March 4th to April 13th. help to spread the word and get others to join in. You don’t need to be Peer Resources alumni to give! This year’s challenge to school alumni teams: Raise the most money for Peer Resources Bring in the most Peer Resources alumni as donors to Peer Resources Bring in the most first-time donors than any...

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Celebrating Peer Resources at the DIY Fest and Fundraiser

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Celebrating Peer Resources at the DIY Fest and Fundraiser

Thank you for being the community which holds Peer Resources together! We had a wonderful time at our first ever alumni-hosted Do-It-Yourself Fest and Fundraiser, raising $3600 over the course of the night and bringing together 120 members of the Peer Resources family!  We had over 30 alumni there, including past Peer Leaders (class of ’98 was well represented!) and former staff (including our fabulous founder, and current member of our governing Advisory Committee, Ira Sachnoff). Considering that in our 34 year history, we have essentially...

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Announcing our Independence!

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Announcing our Independence!

Dear Peer Resources community, We are excited to announce Peer Resources’ independence in January 2013. As we walk our path of independence, we will need your help and ask you here to move forward with us. We thank Superintendent Richard Carranza for advocating for Peer Resources and youth, and for recognizing the importance of community voice in determining Peer Resources’ future. Just as important, we thank you for your support. Your generosity, your thoughts, your calls and emails and your reaching out has meant a great deal to...

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DIY Fest and Fundraiser

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in General | 0 comments

DIY Fest and Fundraiser

Peer Resources DIY Fest and Fundraiser DIY: Do-It-Yourself Celebrate with Peer Resources as we move forward into independence by doing with us what we do best: learning new skills and building community!  At this alumni-hosted fundraiser, you can learn how to make tamales, indulge in a special DIY cocktail, learn how to make your own lip balm, and be empowered with the knowledge of how to fix a flat bike tire … and more! When: Friday, January 25th, 7pm-9pm Where: Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission Street (and 25th Street) More...

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