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As of October 2009, 351 Virginia residents are currently serving in the Peace Corps. More than 6,498 Virginia residents have served in the Peace Corps since 1961.
- Former Lyons student joining the Peace Corps - The Doings Weekly
[?]Former Lyons student joining the Peace Corps
The Doings Weekly
Jeffrey Boblick, 22, of Western Springs, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Morocco Jan. 13 to begin training as a youth development volunteer. Boblick will live and work at the community level to make a difference helping ...
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- Peace Corps volunteer has no time for handouts - Chino Champion
[?]Peace Corps volunteer has no time for handouts
After more than two years in the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corps volunteer, Erin Hicks of Chino Hills said she has trouble remembering some English words and often dreams in Spanish. When she returned from her 31-month project in late September, ...
- St. Louis resident begins Peace Corps service in Ecuador - STLtoday.com
[?]St. Louis resident begins Peace Corps service in Ecuador
About Peace Corps in Ecuador:There are currently 116 volunteers in Ecuador working in the areas of community economic development, education and health. During their service in Ecuador, volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including Spanish ...
An 80-year-old Peace Corps volunteer? No sweat Reuters
Peace Corps Ends Discriminatory Pregnancy Policy RH Reality Check
Idaho Produces Many Peace Corps Volunteers KMVT
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- DC's Peace Corps numbers decline in 2013 - Washington Post (blog)
Houston Chronicle (blog)DC's Peace Corps numbers decline in 2013
Washington Post (blog)
The District of Columbia lost its top spot for most per capita producer of Peace Corps volunteers, dropping to second place among states for 2013, according to numbers the program released Wednesday. D.C. produced 7.6 Peace Corps volunteers per ...
Ithaca No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers Cornell Chronicle
Vermont ranks first nationally among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing ... vtdigger.org
Vt. reclaims spot as top Peace Corps state Concord Monitor
Houston Chronicle (blog) - YubaNet (press release)
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- Mike Burke: Program book holds memories from 1961 musical 'Peace Corps ... - MassLive.com
[?]Mike Burke: Program book holds memories from 1961 musical 'Peace Corps ...
Again, thanks to buddy Bill Daisy for finding this program amongst his souvenirs. The title of the show alone tells of the times when John F. Kennedy was in the White House, and how much people respected his programs, including the Peace Corps initiative.
- Peace Corps Works to Bring Clean Water to Schools in Zambia - AllAfrica.com
[?]Peace Corps Works to Bring Clean Water to Schools in Zambia
Washington ? Peace Corps volunteer Emily McKeone of Omaha, Nebraska, is working with her community members and local schoolteachers to bring safe, clean drinking water to three schools in Zambia to improve students' health and boost school ...
- Texas ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states in 2013 - Your Houston News
[?]Texas ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states in 2013
Your Houston News
The Peace Corps this week released the 2013 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country. For the third consecutive year Texas ranked No. 3 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers, with ...
- Lawmaker calls for Peace Corps memorial - Boston Globe
ABC NewsLawmaker calls for Peace Corps memorial
WASHINGTON ? As the world remembers President John F. Kennedy's legacy and the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Kennedy's great nephew is requesting that Congress consider memorializing one of his key policy initiatives, the Peace Corps.
ISU strongly tied to JFK's Peace Corps Bloomington Pantagraph
JFK wanted the Peace Corps to create a generation of world-savvy Americans Public Radio International
Tom Hayden Recalls Meeting With JFK As A Student Leader, Proposing Peace ... Huffington Post
Washington Post - The Patriot Ledger
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- Peace Corps lures UAlbany students - Albany Times Union
[?]Peace Corps lures UAlbany students
Albany Times Union
Rensselaer. Jean DeMarco and Elizabeth Stevens had different reasons for pursuing master's degrees in public health, but their decision to study at the University at Albany was based on the same factor ? the Peace Corps. Stevens and DeMarco are among ...
- Idaho ranks seventh highest in number of Peace Corps volunteers - Idaho State Journal
[?]Idaho ranks seventh highest in number of Peace Corps volunteers
Idaho State Journal
?Americans from all across our great country and all walks of life are drawn to the Peace Corps by a spirit of service and a passion for helping others,? said Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet. ?No matter where they start their journey ...
Idaho ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states Idaho Press-Tribune
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