Open Your Home to RPCVs Returning from Service!

Open Your Home to RPCVs Returning from Service!

National Peace Corps Association has teamed up with Airbnb and Service Year Alliance to invite RPCVs (i.e. you!) to become Airbnb hosts and open your homes to alumni of national service.
As returned Peace Corps Volunteers we recognize, honor and support all alumni of national service. That’s why we are

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Africa Rural Connect Community

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 AfricaRuralConnect.org? As we

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Peace Corps Reform Plan

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

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NPCA Job: Temporary Project Assistant, Africa Rural Connect

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

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It’s Peace Corps Week!

From February 23 to March 2, 2009, thousands of 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 during Peace Corps Week.
Designated as Peace Corps Week, this weeklong

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Inaugural Parade will Include Peace Corps Community

We’re Marching! RPCVs to Take Part in the Inaugural Parade
Now is your chance to be a part of history! The Returned Peace Corps Community has been selected from among groups around the country to march in the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2009.
A total of 200 marchers

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NPCA calls for photos

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

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Nominations Open for NPCA Shriver Award

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 NPCA Shriver Award

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