All 35 Volunteers in Peace Corps Samoa are Safe

Peace Corps Washington reported that all Peace Corps Samoa volunteers are safe. According to the Press Release,
“Peace Corps leadership in Washington, DC remains in constant communication with Peace Corps staff in Samoa and will continue to monitor and evaluate the situation. At this time, volunteers have been asked to

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GUY 21 Peace Corps volunteers arrive in Guyana

The 21st batch of Peace Corps volunteers arrived in Guyana on Tuesday to serve for two years.
According to a press release the 33 volunteers will be involved in an eight-week Pre-Service Training that will enable them to integrate easily into the Guyanese society and be responsible for their personal

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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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The Peace Corps Connect has launched

PeaceCorpsConnect – our redesigned website is live, well almost. You are visiting the beta (test) version of the social networking portion of the site. Right now we are on schedule to officially launch Peace Corps Connect on January 20th.
Please be patient as we get settled in and continue to

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Peace Corps Top 25 Volunteer Producing Schools

The Peace Corps is proud to announce the top colleges and universities on their annual list of “Peace Corps Top Colleges and Universities” for 2009.
For the third consecutive year, the University of Washington is No. 1 on the undergraduate list in the large schools’ category, with 104 alumni serving

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Voting from abroad

I received this note, it’ll help you figure out voting from abroad in a US election –
I came across a website today that made it really easy for me to register to vote by absentee ballot for the US General Elections in November 2008. I thought it might be

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RPCV Mentoring Program now online

The RPCV Mentoring Program is now online and both potential mentors and mentees are signing up!  Read through this email to learn more and to find out how your group can benefit and participate.
Background
The RPCV Mentoring program was started in 2007 with a fundamental goal in mind: to

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Join Friends & RPCVs of Guyana!

During the 17 years Peace Corps has had a post in Guyana, over 470 Volunteers have assisted in the areas of health, education, community development and information technology. Those 17 years span over four decades and, although many things have changed during that time, the core mission of Peace Corps

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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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