We want to extend our sincere gratitude to the Peace Corps community whose commitment to the Peace Corps helped us share our mission of world peace and friendship with more than 73,000 people worldwide.
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The Peace Corps community held more than 1,100 events in nearly 50 states and 30 countries!
Here are some of the highlights from Peace Corps Week 2013
- More than 45,000 students learned about other cultures from returned Peace Corps Volunteers who shared their unique experiences in classroom presentations across the United States.
- Returned Volunteers demonstrated their professionalism and cross-cultural knowledge in nearly 80 workplaces around the country during the second annual Take an RPCV to Work Day.
- Peace Corps Volunteers blogged about their experience, focusing on a different theme each day of the week.
- Returned Volunteers wrote daily letters to the editor of their local newspapers, using the Peace Corps Week themes.
- Peace Corps' Third Goal Twitter account came to life – @pcthirdgoal – as Peace Corps supporters from around the world contributed to the #pcweek2013 conversation.
Share your Peace Corps story year-round by contributing photos and stories from your service to the Peace Corps Digital Library.
Last updated Jan 28 2013