Whitehaven High teacher receives national ‘Oscars of Teaching’ award

January 9th, 2020

Shortly after receiving the prestigious Milken Educator Award Wednesday morning, Whitehaven High School teacher Nathan Kirsch said he’d never heard of the award prior. read more »

Memphis teacher surprised with $25,000, recognized as one of 40 recipients of national award

January 9th, 2020

Nathan Kirsch, a math teacher at Whitehaven High School, was surprised with a $25,000 national teaching award during an assembly at the school Wednesday morning.  read more »

Celebrating What's to Come

January 6th, 2020

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Transforming Minds and Transforming Lives

December 12th, 2019

Danielle, a current Peer Power Assistant Program Director at Ridgeway Highschool, joined the organization when she was in her final year of college at The University of Memphis. During the first year of her employment, what began as a straightforward plan to earn funds to help at home grew into a love of being in the classroom. read more »

Greater Opportunities

November 19th, 2019

New executive opportunity at Peer Power. read more »

New Ways to Lead

November 5th, 2019

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A Positive Progress Report

October 1st, 2019

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Back to Success

September 1st, 2019

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Ready For The New School Year!

August 1st, 2019

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Peer Power Sends 70 New Success Coaches into Shelby County Schools

July 23rd, 2019

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I want to make my future TEN TIMES BETTER!

Malcom V. Rawls

Peer Power is a phenomenal program that is about bettering the lives of hundreds of students, one day at a time.  The name itself exemplifies how powerful this program is.  Through intensive commitment and dedication, complimented with wise leadership, Peer Power is able to effectively transform the lives of students through education and mentorship.  With the help of Peer Power, these students are able to recognize the unlimited possibilities afforded to them within the community and the world.  Peer Power creates a perpetuating cycle of leadership development that molds the young minds of our future, builds their academic and social skills, and converts them into productive global citizens.  The creed of Peer Power says it all: "mastering reading, writing, and speaking skills lays the foundation for making the future of these young people TEN TIMES BETTER."