Africa Rural Connect Community

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A message to all members of Connected Peace Corps Hi members of the Peace Corps Connect Community! There is only one week left to submit your ideas for the FIRST round of competition on Africa Rural Connect. Have you contributed your best idea for rural Africa on As we near the first round deadline,… Read more »

Peace Corps Reform Plan

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Memorandum To:Friends of the Peace Corps From:  Chuck Ludlam and Paula Hirschoff (RPCVs) Re: Peace Corps Reform Plan Date: July 2009 With President Obama’s nomination of Aaron Williams for Peace Corps Director—which we strongly support—and the probable Congressional approval of increased appropriations, the Peace Corps is poised to embark on a journey of renewal and… Read more »

National Peace Corps Association Job – Temporary Project Assistant, Africa Rural Connect

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The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) is seeking a temporary Project Assistant to help in the development and implementation of our innovative new program, Africa Rural Connect (ARC). The ARC Project is an online work collaboration website designed to encourage development work in Africa by drawing on the skills and talents of the African Diaspora,… Read more »

It’s Peace Corps Week!

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From February 23 to March 2, 2009, thousands among the 195,000 Peace Corps Volunteers who have served over the years in more than 139 countries will share their overseas experiences with schools and community groups throughout the United States. Designated as Peace Corps Week, this weeklong celebration marks the 48th anniversary of the Peace Corps,… Read more »

NPCA calls for photos

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From the NPCA: The National Peace Corps Association is seeking photos of returned Peace Corps volunteers for possible use in in our print and online communication materials. We’re looking for great photos that capture the diversity and essence of the Peace Corps experience….that show volunteers “in action” both overseas and in their “life after Peace… Read more »

Nominations Open for NPCA’s Shriver Award

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From the NPCA: Do you know of a returned Peace Corps volunteer who continues to make a sustained and distinguished contribution to humanitarian causes at home or abroad? Someone who typifies the best qualities of the Peace Corps community? If so, nominate him or her for the Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service. The… Read more »