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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.
- Volunteers say in Peace Corps they learned about universality of church - National Catholic Reporter
National Catholic ReporterVolunteers say in Peace Corps they learned about universality of church
National Catholic Reporter
In the beginning, Monica Oliver figured with her college education and her upbringing in the United States, she'd help transform a poor community. The Jesuit-educated Oliver was a Peace Corps volunteer living in Mali. She worked with women ...
- Peace Corps Celebrates Global Volunteerism - AllAfrica.com
[?]Peace Corps Celebrates Global Volunteerism
Washington ? On International Volunteer Day, the Peace Corps recognizes and applauds volunteers' commitment to making a difference around the world. In Mongolia, Paraguay, Burkina Faso and many other countries, Peace Corps volunteers are ...
- Andrews alters Peace Corps' approach to improving business processes - FederalNewsRadio.com
[?]Andrews alters Peace Corps' approach to improving business processes
That's changed," said Dorine Andrews, the Peace Corps chief information officer. "Now we are leading the sessions to redesign the business so that it allows the business people to make the decisions. I'm really excited about our role in front end ...
- Readout of the President's Meeting with the Peace Corps - Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Public Radio InternationalReadout of the President's Meeting with the Peace Corps
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps to promote peace and increase international understanding by encouraging Americans to serve in developing countries. This afternoon, on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's ...
Representative Joe Kennedy seeks Peace Corps memorial to honor JFK's vision ... Boston.com
JFK's Peace Corps architect recalls one trip where he felt stalked by history Public Radio International
ISU strongly tied to JFK's Peace Corps Bloomington Pantagraph
The Patriot Ledger - Huffington Post
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- Rifle volunteer revels in Peace Corps mission - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
[?]Rifle volunteer revels in Peace Corps mission
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Courtesy of Andrea Aibner Peace Corps volunteer Andrea Aibner of Rifle lived on a Baptist church compound in Kenya where there was also a preschool. The preschoolers spent a lot of time with her and helped her learn the local language, Kiswahili, ...
- Peace Corps Among President Kennedy's Lasting Achievements - Voice of America
[?]Peace Corps Among President Kennedy's Lasting Achievements
Voice of America
One of the president's more notable accomplishments was creation of the Peace Corps, a volunteer force of mainly young Americans who have served in developing nations for decades. On January 20, 1961, Kennedy said, ?And so my fellow Americans, ask ...
The Kennedy Legacy: Thinking of Where and Who You Are Huffington Post
Remembering JFK: South Glens Falls man spent 2 years working in India The Saratogian
President Kennedy's legacy Sudan Tribune
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- Taunton Peace Corps vet praises Mandela - Taunton Daily Gazette
[?]Taunton Peace Corps vet praises Mandela
Taunton Daily Gazette
The Taunton native said he formed his view of Mandela, who died Thursday in Johannesburg at age 95, as a result of the two years Crowninshield was in South Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer. Mandela spent 27 years in South African jails because of his ...
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- Peace Corps volunteering provides opportunities for students - Crimson
[?]Peace Corps volunteering provides opportunities for students
The Peace Corps has been a leader in international development for decades, but many students may not know the benefits of volunteering. The Peace Corps is a government-run volunteer organization that tackles many issues across the globe, from food ...
Peace Corps volunteers set reunion in Columbus The Republic
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- Peace Corps Art Education Tour Fosters Moroccans' Creativity - AllAfrica.com
[?]Peace Corps Art Education Tour Fosters Moroccans' Creativity
Washington ? Peace Corps education volunteer Margaret Bridges of Brookfield, Wisconsin, recently coordinated a nine-day art education tour through southern Morocco to foster students' creativity and encourage artistic expression. Working with local ...
Saying goodbye to friends is never easy Battle Creek Enquirer
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- La Verne man joins Peace Corps to help the world's poor - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
[?]La Verne man joins Peace Corps to help the world's poor
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
He'll do more than build buildings in Colombia and wherever else he's assigned as a new Peace Corps volunteer. His work will involve improving the physical, educational, occupational and practical well-being, survival and success of poor families in ...