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Peace Corps Partners with Alpha Phi Alpha to Promote Service in the African American Community

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The Peace Corps and Alpha Phi Alpha – the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African Americans announced on Friday, May 23, 2014 a partnership to promote volunteer service at Peace Corps headquarters. Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet was joined by Alpha Phi Alpha General President Mark S. Tillman for the signing of a partnership agreement.

The Peace Corps and Alpha Phi Alpha will together promote the value of service and collaborate to help fraternity members access volunteer, higher education and career opportunities with the Peace Corps. Both organizations share a dedication to grassroots action and global engagement through service.

Alpha Phi Alpha has more than 175,000 initiated members, including prominent and accomplished activists, educators, politicians, businessmen, philanthropists, entertainers and athletes.

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