Peace Corps in the News
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No More Coffee Runs: Two Years Of Service With The Peace Corps
Forbes Created in 1961 by former President John F. Kennedy, the United States Peace Corps holds an allure for many. While some might balk at the concept ...
Peace Corps swears in new chief, hints at further recruitment reform
Devex, Washington, D.C. Hessler-Radelet, appointed deputy director in 2010, has since spearheaded one of the most extensive reform efforts the Peace Corps has ever undertaken ...
Malawi: Search For Daughter’s Liver Donor Thrust Charlie Fiske Into A Lifetime Of Service
WBUR, Boston, Massachusetts Ever since his infant daughter Jamie was given a second chance to live more than 30 years ago, Charlie Fiske, formerly of ...
From the Philippines to the Pacific Northwest – Working with Communities for Environmental Protection: A Return Peace Corps Volunteer’s Story
EPA’s It’s Our Environment, Washington, D.C. My Peace Corps site assignment was not what I would have conjured in my mind as a kid, dreaming ...
Newington native making a difference overseas in Paraguay
Newington Town Crier, Newington, Connecticut As students in Newington High School’s Class of 2014 are propelled into the world this week each will have their ...
10 Things I wish I knew Before Joining the Peace Corps
Huffington Post For anyone perusing the endless opportunities for volunteering abroad, committing to serving two years in the Peace Corps has probably crossed your mind. In ...
ENTRE COMALES: MY LIFE AS A PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER IN THE LAND OF ETERNAL SPRING
News Leader, Kent, Ohio Since August 2013, I've been living in San Juan Comalapa, a Guatemalan municipality of about 50,000 in the department of Chimaltenango. ...
The view from Cameroon
Door County Advocate, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Clare MacMillen is a 2009 graduate of Sevastopol High School who graduated in 2013 from Macalester College in St. ...
Peace Corps Casts Wider Net For Recruitment With Faith-Based Organizations
WDET, Detroit, Michigan United States Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is in Detroit today to speak to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. As part ...
Shared state, common mission for NH Peace Corps volunteers in Nepal
New Hampshire Sunday News, Manchester, New Hampshire In a hilly region of the South Asian nation of Nepal, 24 Americans are a little more than ...
Peace Corps Partners with Alpha Phi Alpha to Promote Service in the African American Community
Café Mocha Radio The Peace Corps and Alpha Phi Alpha – the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African Americans announced on Friday, May 23, 2014 ...
Work That Matters
Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois Many opportunities to serve other people -- such as through the Peace Corps, KnoxCorps, and careers in government -- are open ...
How Illinois State’s Peace Corps programs can change everything
Illinois State, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois Lloyd Banwart, M.S. ’12, uses data to make a difference. Whenever a private foundation or the U.S. ...