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Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet tours National Mall - August 26, 2016

Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet toured the National Mall and Memorial Parks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. She was joined by 11 returned Peace Corps volunteers who now work with the National Park Service. Read More

Last week Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet participated in a three-day visit to Liberia and Morocco with First Lady Michelle Obama in support of the U.S. government’s Let Girls Learn initiative. Read More

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Current: 6,919
To Date: 220,000+
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March 1, 1961
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Current: 63
To Date: 140

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