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Philippines or Bust...

Posted by Bud Askins on June 6, 2012 at 4:21pm 1 Comment

Count down to the Philippines has begun. I am only a day and a half away from my departure from Austin, Texas to the Republic of the Philippines for a six month assignment as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. It is a return trip for me. I was a…


Once in a Lifetime Trip

Posted by Ronald Louis Peterson on May 6, 2012 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

I'm excited about returning to Ethiopia with more than 100 other RPCVs in September to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps first group in Ethiopia. Catching up with other RPCVs, meeting a former student and his family along with others…


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If you know a returned Peace Corps volunteer who has recently passed, please consider posting in this group to honor them and share the news with our community.

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National Peace Corps Association News

106 RPCV Groups Sign Peace Corps Funding Letter to President

We’re about two weeks away from the beginning of the 2015 federal fiscal year.  But Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) groups around the country also have Fiscal Year 2016 on their mind. 106 of these groups have come together to sign onto a National Peace Corps Association letter to President Obama, urging him to increase …

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Sketches of a Peace Corps Life in Korea

On Friday, September 5th, 2014, many Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs), friends and locals gathered at the Korean Embassy in Washington, D.C., for an exhibition titled, “Sketches of Korean Rural Life in the ‘70’s-A Peace Corps Volunteer Remembers.” After returning from his volunteer work in Korea to the United States, Neil Landreville painted many pictures …

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Sharing our RPCV Research at Peace Corps Connect

By Brooks Binau (RPCV Zambia and Shriver Peaceworker Fellow) For me, like many others, returning from Peace Corps service in Zambia meant transitioning back home and right into graduate school. I received a Shriver Peaceworker Fellowship (one of the Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows programs that links study and service) which, in addition to supporting my …

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