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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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In Memoriam December 2014

Teaching has always been a bedrock of Peace Corps service. Thus, it comes as no surprise that a number of those we lost in the month of December were committed to education. Patricia Touchette Hutchison (1948-2014) was a teacher for 43 years. Her early commitment to education included four years teaching art classes as a …

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NPCA and World Connect Award $26,000 for West African Ebola Relief

The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) – a nonprofit alumni organization that champions a lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals – and the New York-based non-profit World Connect have partnered to award nine grants totaling $26,000 to community-based projects that address Ebola relief in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The grants, of up to $3,000 …

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NPCA, Peace Corps Joining Forces on LinkedIn

We’ve always believed that there is strength in numbers — and we’ve just made a big step forward in increasing ours! Starting this week, the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) and the Peace Corps join forces with a co-branded, co-administered Peace Corps Network LinkedIn Group. This group —  already consisting of more than 11,000 members …

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