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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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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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Join the Peace Corps’ Sexual Assault Advisory Council

The National Peace Corps Association has a longstanding and ongoing commitment to advocating for Peace Corps Volunteer safety and security. Passage of the Kate Puzey Volunteer Protection Act in 2011 resulted in fundamental changes within the Peace Corps agency, including the formation of a Sexual Assault Advisory Council which advises the Peace Corps on its Sexual …

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In Memoriam January 2015 – Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

An iconic critic of U.S. foreign policy in El Salvador in the 1980’s.  A multi-year recipient of Teacher of the Year Awards.  And a number of individuals who passionately devoted time and energy to the arts. These are among the members of the Peace Corps community who we lost in January. After holding a variety …

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National Day of Action Solidarity Events in Support of Peace Corps

In Denver, an upcoming happy hour will include National Day of Action outreach to members of Congress. In Troy Michigan, local Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) are coming together at a Panera Bread to talk advocacy and take action. And no amount of snow on the ground is stopping RPCVs in Maine, who are seeking …

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