Peace Corps Storytelling Contest

The 2016 contest winners performed on center stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC

2016 winners

Congratulations to the 2016 winners of Peace Corps' first Storytelling Contest. The theme, Building Bridges to Cultural Understanding, challenged returned Volunteers to share a story featuring their host country in a special and meaningful way. Check out the videos below to hear their hilarious and inspiring stories of Volunteer life: 

Are you an RPCV with a story to tell? Check back here next summer to learn more about the 2017 storytelling contest guidelines and theme. In the meantime, check out the video below for tips on how to hone your story. And if you have any questions about this event or contest, you can contact us at thirdgoal@peacecorps.gov.

Watch our storytelling tips