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Re-imagining Blackness: The Afro-American Experience in Peace Corps

Hostelling International

Date

02/06/2014

Time

6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location

891 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025

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Description

Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned Volunteers. Join us to learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments from a panel of returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

Peace Corps Office of Diversity and National Outreach and the Northeast Regional Office will host a panel discussion which highlights the perspectives of African-Americans who commit to international service through Peace Corps.  The panel will explore the ways that black identity is reconstructed and negotiated in the context of Peace Corps service. In addition, this event will also honor the legacy of Black/African-Americans in Peace Corps. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVS) will serve as featured panelists.

Can't attend the event in person? We will be live streaming this event, so join us online! REGISTER HERE FOR THE ONLINE EVENT!

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For questions about this event contact Carey Clinton

Last updated Feb 05 2014

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