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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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In Memoriam – April 2015

    This past April, we lost a number of dedicated and compassionate individuals who served as staff and/or volunteers with the Peace Corps.  We mourn the loss of those who made an impact on lives all across the world and at home.  Among the many lost were a number of individuals who served in …

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6 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss Peace Corps Connect – Berkeley!

The National Peace Corps Association’s annual conference, Peace Corps Connect — this year in Berkeley, California, June 5-6** —  is fast approaching. Here, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Michael Buckler (Malawi 2006-08), founder and CEO of Village X, gives his top six reasons why you should attend. Last year was my first Peace Corps Connect, and now I’m a …

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Portman, Shaheen Honored for Leadership

Over the past two weeks, representatives of the Peace Corps community presented the National Peace Corps Association’s (NPCA) 2015 Congressional Leadership Awards to Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). The award recognizes lawmakers who have displayed leadership in advancing key issues impacting the Peace Corps and Peace Corps community.  Recent past recipients of …

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