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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

NPCA Featured Group: Friends of Liberia

  The West African nation of Liberia has been in the headlines in the past weeks as one of several nations confronting the deadly Ebola epidemic.  The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, former Peace Corps staff and others who make up the Friends of Liberia (FOL) have surged into action.  That’s not surprising, as our August, …

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In Memoriam July 2014

Many Peace Corps Volunteers describe their time abroad as the best job that they have ever had.  Every volunteer discovers something new during their time abroad.  Some even find love.  For several members of the community we lost this past July, their dedication to the global community and the Peace Corps also had a love …

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August Meeting Impacts

We are starting to hear back from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) around the country who are organizing community-based district office meetings with their congressional representatives this August and September. The early returns are yielding results! Take last week in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.  Constituents Sharon Keld (Morocco 2006-08/Philippines 2009-10/Armenia 2011) and Pete Watson …

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