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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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October 2015 Featured Advocates: District Meeting Participants

Advocates in Maine and Minnesota still have district office meetings coming up with their respective members of Congress later in October. And, when all is said and done in regards to the National Peace Corps Association’s (NPCA), annual district office meetings initiative, citizen lobbyists will have organized at least 54 such meetings in at least …

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NPCA Featured Group: Northern Virginia Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

The 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps served as the impetus for the formation of the Northern Virginia RPCVs. And, as the 55th anniversary of Peace Corps approaches, our featured affiliate group for the month of October is still going strong, and getting stronger. Name of Group: Northern Virginia Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (NoVa RPCV’s) …

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101 NPCA Affiliate Groups Sign Letter to the President

While Congress and the White House continues to work on passing funding agreements for the Peace Corps and all federal spending for the new fiscal year (FY 2016), the Obama administration is in the midst of preparations of its budget request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2017. 101 affiliate groups of the National Peace Corps …

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