Peace Corps Guyana & SASOD Launch LGBT Sexual Health Training

The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) with support from Peace Corps Guyana hosted a “Lunch & Launch” Event on June 18 to open their Region Three Sexual Health Training Programme, at the Aracari Resort in Versailles, West Bank Demerara.
The event was chaired by SASOD’s Advocacy and Communications Officer,

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Peace Corps & Guyana Work For Sustainable Natural Resource Management

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, along with the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Peace Corps to build the capacity of Guyanese to become better stewards of the environment and support effective management and use of the country’s Natural Resources.

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Guyana National Tourism Policy Readies

Guyana’s draft National Tourism Policy is almost ready to become a public document.
Director General of the Ministry of Tourism Donald Sinclair said that relevant stakeholders are “currently reviewing” the document and sending in feedback and responses which will be reviewed to make amendments where necessary.
“Interestingly, cruise visits and

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John F. Kennedy Service Awards

To nominate someone for the John F. Kennedy Service Award please email us at:
JFKServiceAwards@peacecorps.gov
Nominations are due by April 29, 2016.
The Peace Corps presents the John F. Kennedy Service Awards once every five years to six individuals who have given outstanding service to the Peace Corps, both at

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Peace Corps Logo to Change

Peace Corps Logo to Change
WASHINGTON — President Obama, often criticized by Republicans for constitutional overreach for his use of executive orders to get around Congress, signed the 254th executive order of his presidency Friday — allowing the Peace Corps to change its logo.
via usatoday.com

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Seeking Dedicated Leaders for NPCA Board Service

This is an exciting time to engage with National Peace Corps Association (NPCA). Between the opening of membership to include any and all who support our mission, elimination of member dues and launch of the Community Fund, NPCA is demonstrating how it is a mission-driven, community-based organization: yourorganization.

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Help RPCV Matt Cusimano Ship Books to Guyana

Help Matt Cusimano ship 750 lbs of books to add to the collection of the library in the rural coastal village of Sandvoort. Please see the Go Fund Me page for more information and to make a donation:
http://www.gofundme.com/weneedalibrary

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FROG Website Fundraiser

Help us make donating to PCV projects easier!

FROG is redesigning the website with the fundraising process in mind, and we need your help!
Great news! If you believe in FROG and our mission to help Guyanese communities, you can now DOUBLE your investment! A generous supporter has offered to match all

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WDC Fundraiser & Meeting on 5/25/14

Please make plans to join members, friends, and the board of FROG Fundraiser & Meeting in Washington DC May 24-25.
Fundraiser
Sunday, May 25th, starting at 6 pm
Local 16, 1602 U St NW, DC
$5 drink specials for first hour
10% of net sales from bar donated to FROG grant

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