Peter Maugeri

Courses taught include: Program Evaluation, Social Welfare Policy, Social Policy & Advocacy Practice, Non-Profit Leadership & Macro Practice, Clinical Practice with Groups, Generalist Social Work Practice, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, and Vulnerable Youth & Young Adults in Transition.

Peter Maugeri, MSW has 15 years of experience in designing, facilitating, managing, and evaluating community-based programs. As a capacity builder, Peter is an expert in asset and evidence-based community-led innovation. He has worked closely with NYC and Boston public high schools, community organizations, higher education institutions, policy makers, and youth practitioners to provide coordinated, holistic support in ensuring that youth successfully overcome barriers to post-secondary pathways. Peter has facilitated programs internationally with over 5,000 youth from across 75 communities in the U.S., Haiti, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, France, Senegal, and Indonesia.

Peter currently works as a facilitator for Global Citizen Year, a gap-year international youth leadership program. In 2008, Peter co-founded Global Potential, a youth leadership, service-learning, and social entrepreneurship program for vulnerable adolescents, where he serves on its Board. For the past 8 years, Peter has trained hundreds of case managers working for the HIV/AIDS Service Administration on harm reduction strategies; concepts of diversity, intersectionality, oppression; integrating cultural sensitivity approaches in program delivery; COVID-19 risk reduction; and basic HIV/AIDS education. Peter is currently developing geriatric wellness initiatives for socially isolated and sedentary older adults by sharing his enthusiasm for exercise and wellness to support the aging population in accomplishing their health goals and building self-efficacy.

“If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” -Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s.