Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

NPSCLN Meetings

1st Annual Meeting

November 12-13, 2013
NCLR Headquarters
Washington, D.C.


The first meeting of the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network represents Peers for Progress’ commitment to promoting and advancing peer support in the U.S. by bringing together national experts in peer support, community health, and family medicine. From November 12-13 in Washington, D.C., Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) hosted work group meetings, networking sessions, and forum discussions to generate ideas for priority areas for the Network in 2014.

Attendees included:

  • Key opinion leaders
  • Experts in the field, including researchers
  • Leaders of peer support programs and organizations
  • Funders
  • Network members
  • NCLR Affiliates
  • Stakeholders representing community-based organizations, health care organizations, insurance groups and government agencies


What participants had to say:

“Fantastic, timely gathering”

“Thought-provoking and positive atmosphere”

“What I liked most was that the meeting utilized every participant’s diverse experience to set goals for future work”

Meeting Documents


  Overview of Peer Support & NPSCLN, Ed Fisher, Global Director of Peers for Progress

  Peer Support in Health – Evidence to Action, An Expert Report from the NPSCLN



Group photo of meeting participants outside NCLR headquarters



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