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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

Why I Signed the Peace Corps Funding Petition

  October 21st is the deadline to sign onto the White House petition urging President Obama to request increased funding for the Peace Corps in his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request to Congress. We asked a few great advocates why they signed the petition. Please follow this link, sign the petition now*, and let us …

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Why I Support the National Peace Corps Association: Ken Hill

“Now is the best opportunity I have seen for the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) to succeed.” NPCA: Ken, you have had a very long association with the Peace Corps and later with NPCA. Ken: Yes, of the past 50 years, I spent 24 with Peace Corps in a variety of jobs including the best …

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Peace Corps Partnership Program Honors “Peace Corps for Life” Ethos

Around the Peace Corps community one sometimes hears the saying “Peace Corps for life” or “Once a Volunteer, always a volunteer.”  It means that even after our service, many of us feel compelled to continue our engagement with, and support of, the communities in which we served. How do we do this? One way  is through …

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