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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.

Our Mission

The National Peace Corps Association connects and champions Peace Corps community members in “bringing the world home.”

Our Goals

  • Develop essential networks and information resources for and about the Peace Corps community.
  • Provide National Peace Corps Association members and Groups with service and education opportunities that build on their Peace Corps experience and values.
  • Advocate for the Peace Corps and its values and for critical issues identified by National Peace Corps Association members.

National Peace Corps Association News

Love Is Love: Azerbaijan RPCVs Confront Stigma Towards LGBTQ Community

By Jake Winn From Prague to London, LA to NYC and across Azerbaijan itself, photos are pouring in from all over the world with 3 simple words: Love Is Love. It is a powerful message that Sabina Kurgunayeva, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) Mike Raybourne and Jake Winn, and a number of their Azerbaijani colleagues wanted …

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An Invitation From NPCA Board of Directors

Greetings, NPCA Members and Friends: We know that many of you are making plans to attend Peace Corps Connect – 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee this June.  NPCA and the Nashville Team have many exciting, rewarding, and challenging sessions planned for you. This is the third year that Peace Corps Connect (PCC) will be gathering the …

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We’re Looking for a Few Good Advocates Tour

The second half of our most recent advocacy tour is underway, as we are on the road to connect with members of the Peace Corps community.  This time, along with sharing updates and information about upcoming NPCA activities, we’re also searching for some great individuals to help lead our advocacy efforts! Our “We’re Looking for …

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