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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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Hill Briefing Highlights Peace Corps Innovation

Among the efforts to reform and improve the Peace Corps in the last few years is a significantly expanded initiative to partner with other public and private organizations on international development projects. These efforts were highlighted on Capitol Hill at an October 28th briefing sponsored by the House Peace Corps Caucus. The briefing featured the …

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Benin, Botswana, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Iran, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Thailand

  Benin Lana Moriarty (1993-97) has been named acting director for consumer e-health at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology (ONC).  The ONC is at the forefront of administrative health IT efforts and it aims to improve health care through exchange of health information and accessibility. Moriarty will work on issues of …

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Peace Corps Commemorative Site Selection Underway

The effort to move the proposed Peace Corps Commemorative in our nation’s capital from concept to reality is a long, multi-step process that includes a number of periods of review and comment. One of the very first steps was the successful passage of congressional legislation in which hundreds of members of the Peace Corps community …

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