The Peer Power Program (PPP) is a team of Oxy student health and mental health educators and advocates. Peer Health Educators share skills, resources, and education with fellow Oxy students through workshops, events, outreach, and training. They also advise Emmons Wellness Center and act as liaisons and advocates for the well-being of all Oxy students.

Health Promotion Specialist

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Laura has been a social worker and advocate since 2014. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College in New York City in 2018 and her BA from UC Berkeley in 2010. She has worked in many different settings including reproductive health, alternatives to detention...

Peer Health Educator

She/Her/Hers

Class of 2025

What does well-being mean to you?

Well-being means self care, well-being means happiness, well-being means health

What drew you to becoming a Peer Health Educator?

I care about the well-being of my peers; everyone should have access to resources to...

Peer Health Educator

She/Her/Hers

Class of 2025

What does well-being mean to you?

Well-being to me means practicing taking care of yourself in all aspects of your life. It is difficult to do and takes a lot of time and patience. Everyone's well- being ebbs and flows so to me it means doing the best you can...

Peer Health Educator

She/They

What does well-being mean to you?
To me, well-being means the feeling of connection to your mind and body’s wants and needs. This means different things for different people, and I believe a framework of community support helps in creating a definition of well-being that leaves a lot of...

Contact Us
Emmons Student Wellness Center

 

Appointments: (323) 259-2657
Oxy 24/7 Confidential Mental Health Crisis Line: (323) 341-4141