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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…


In Memoriam

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

National Peace Corps Association Establishes Ebola Relief Fund

In collaboration with NPCA member groups in three of the main affected countries — Friends of Guinea, Friends of Liberia and Friends of Sierra Leone — and in response to community interest to assist in the region, the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) is launching an Ebola Relief Fund. Contributions will be accepted and acknowledged via the NPCA …

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Peace Corps Act Day! Urge President to Increase Peace Corps Funding

  Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the signing of the Peace Corps Act, legislation that formally created the Peace Corps.  Mark this historic day by contacting President Obama about his next Peace Corps budget request to Congress! Please sign this petition to the President!   While we encourage you to use the link above …

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NPCA and SIT Graduate Institute Announce 2014 Scholarship Recipients

  The School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute annually recognizes exceptionally accomplished NPCA volunteers with a minimum of one year of intercultural experience to receive a $10,000 scholarship. The SIT Graduate Institute features programs in International Education, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Sustainable Development, and Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management. The NPCA extends its congratulations …

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