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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…

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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 October 2014

Many Returned Peace Corps Volunteers are also leaders in their chosen professions.  Several members of our community who we lost in October were renowned for their life’s work.  This includes prominent figures in politics, journalism and athletics. Frank Mankiewicz (1924-2014) was a man of many talents, whose work included the law, politics, journalism, and writing. In …

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Peace Corps Photo Search

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, the Peace Corps needs your help. Peace Corps has a photo archive with decades of incredible images. Yet there are 12 countries where Peace Corps Volunteers have served, for which there is a very small photographic record, or even no photos at all. If you served in any of these countries …

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New York City Ebola Fundraiser: A Big Hit!

  “Just a private person/bartender concerned about the Ebola crisis who wanted to make a difference.” That’s how Jersey City filmmaker and former Peace Corps Volunteer RJ Harper (Guatemala 1990-1993) of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey described Antasha Durbin, who “worked her butt off” to rally her network of supporters on behalf of …

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