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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…


In Memoriam

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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In Memoriam – June 2015

  A director of a Community Health Aide Program. A leader of retired executives seeking service opportunities. Dean of Women at a university. An advocate for farmworkers.  In so many ways, on so many fronts, members of the Peace Corps community we lost in June were active in professional or civic endeavors that will better …

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Lobby Congress With District Meetings

By J.M. Ascienzo on July 22, 2015 Mobilize The National Peace Corps Association’s (NPCA) advocacy team is currently mobilizing the Peace Corps community to lobby congress during the upcoming summer recess. You can help us advocate for Peace Corps funding and congressional backing for other Peace Corps and NPCA initiatives. It might not seem so, but …

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Music, Language, and More at Senegal Reunion

Reunions? We love ’em! And we love hearing about them. Share your reunion happiness with the Peace Corps community by sending at least one good, in focus photo of at least 600 pixels in width and a brief write up to Please include the world “Reunion” in the subject line. Guest Contributor: Richard Byess …

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