April, 2013

Around the World in 90 Minutes

Posted: 4/7/2013 9:55 PM
Travel the world through photos, clothing, art, music and more from returned Peace Corps Volunteers at one of this year's biggest Bay Area Peace Corps events. RPCVs needed for Santa Cruz on April 24th and in Berkeley on May 1st ... read more

Peace Corps at Mid-Life

Posted: 4/2/2013 12:29 AM
By Virginia Lee Jay Davidson (Mauritania 03-05) was 13 when JFK was inaugurated and created the Peace Corps. Inspired by this event, as so many of that generation had been, it was a lifelong dre ... read more


Posted: 4/1/2013 11:48 PM
Ellen Davis By Athalia Markowitz Ellen Davis-Zapata (Guatemala 1992-1994) had already raised four kids when she realized she had forgotten to join the Peace Corps. For three months she contemplat ... read more

Bringing Peace Corps Service Home

Posted: 4/1/2013 11:36 PM
NorCalPCA is dedicated to bringing the Peace Corps spirit of service and education home. Every month we highlight how. ... read more

Study on Sexual Assaults in Peace Corps

Posted: 4/1/2013 11:25 PM
In 2005, I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia. During my service I both saw and heard about a number of traumatic events taking place. As a current Doctorate of Psychology student I’m studyin ... read more

Project Keteka Fulfilling the Third Goal

Posted: 4/1/2013 11:18 PM
By Kyle Wiggins (Panama 2010-2012) Co-Founder Keteka 3rd Goal: To Promote a better understanding of host countries on the part of Americans At the one-year mark there is almost a universal feel ... read more