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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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5 Reasons You (and Congress) Should Support the Peace Corps

It’s the National Peace Corps Association’s National Day of Action in support of the Peace Corps! As the alumni network for returned Peace Corps Volunteers, advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps is central to our mission! Today, we ask that you urge members of Congress to support #MorePeaceCorps. Why? Here are …

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New Grants to Community-Based Ebola Relief Efforts

Seven West African grassroots organizations to receive more than $26,000 The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) announced that it has awarded a third round of grants to community-based projects for Ebola relief in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The grants, totaling $26,360, went to nonprofits in the three former Peace Corps countries most affected by the …

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#LetGirlsLearn Launches – and the National Peace Corps Association is there!

It’s not every day that the National Peace Corps Association gets a shout out from the First Lady, but yesterday the Peace Corps community was the center of White House attention for the launch of Let Girls Learn, a powerful new collaboration to expand access to education for girls around the world. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers …

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