Museum of the Peace Corps Experience Exhibit

Museum of the Peace Corps Experience Exhibit

A note from the Museum of the Peace Corps Experience, WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! Affiliate groups of the National Peace Corps Association are collaborating to celebrate the vision of Peace Corps Place—NPCA’s future home—with an exhibition on September 22, 2019, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. […]

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Oppose S.2320 to Make Peace Corps a Sub-Agency of the State Department

Oppose S.2320 to Make Peace Corps a Sub-Agency of the State Department

Join the Peace Corps community in protecting the independent, non-political nature of the Peace Corps by opposing legislation (S.2320) introduced by Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) that would make Peace Corps subordinate to the Department of State under the direction of the Secretary of State. By safeguarding Peace Corps’ status as […]

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Arthurville Primary School World Map Project Final Report

Arthurville Primary School World Map Project Final Report

With the National Grade Six Assessment finished, and the bulk of their primary education behind them, the soon-to-be graduates of Arthurville Primary School wanted to leave their mark on the institution that brought them to this point. Having only three months left in their primary school careers, the twelve students […]

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Peace Corps Museum – Be a part of it!

Peace Corps Museum – Be a part of it!

Dear RPCV, Have you noticed that there are no museums celebrating our Peace Corps service? The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience has been working to fill this gap—first, with an online presence, and ultimately with our own museum in Washington, D.C. The Museum is now actively seeking wide participation […]

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Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

via peacecorpsworldwide.org WASHINGTON – Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen joined USAID Counselor Chris Milligan to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program. The joint collaboration has supported more than 25,000 projects and 2,800 training activities in 116 countries over the past three decades. On Monday, at a […]

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Peace Corps Guyana Blogs

Peace Corps Guyana Blogs

If you’re curious about the lives of current Peace Corps Guyana volunteers, here’s a list of blogs you can follow, Samantha Daisy: https://onepeopleonedestinyblog.wordpress.com/ Brittany Kernagis: http://www.instagram.com/bkernagis/ Cristina Miller: http://www.instagram.com/meateatingvegan/ Carly Ratekin: http://www.carlyratekin.com/ Chelsea Roderick: http://www.chelsearoderick.blogspot.com/ Cara Rohdenburg: http://www.mindthepiranhas.blogspot.com/ Kelsi Seid: http://peacecorpskelsi.tumblr.com/ Rebecca Tatarsky: http://www.beccatat.blogspot.com/

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Write Your Peace Corps Book Online

Write Your Peace Corps Book Online

Want to write a book about your Peace Corps experience? John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-1964), editor of www.peacecorpsworldwide.org, author of 26 books of award-winning fiction and nonfiction, including his Peace Corps novel, Long Ago and Far Away (2014) and How to Write a Novel in 100 Days (2013), will lead a […]

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New Books by Peace Corps Writers

New Books by Peace Corps Writers

Below are six new books by Peace Corps writers, covering a variety of topics not all having to do with the Peace Corps itself. A Country Boy’s Dream Comes True by Edward Franklin Burkett (Micronesia 1986–87) iUniverse Press 108 pages 2004 $22.95 (hardcover), $12.78 (paperback) From a rural southern boy hauling […]

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Recruitment Events and Meet RPCVs

Recruitment Events and Meet RPCVs

Share Your Story at Recruitment Events Click on the event link to contact the event organizer and participate. June 17 & 18 – Portland, OR – Info Table: Pride Northwest Festival June 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Peace Corps at Philly Pride Parade and Festival June 17 – Bismarck, ND – Capital […]

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