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Work Huddle

How RPCVs offer support and advocacy opportunities in the workplace by Scott King For many Peace Corps Volunteers closing out their service, returning to the United States can be an overwhelming experience. But two years of service in a host...

Common Cause

Returned Volunteers build communities around issues and affinities. by Beatrice Hogan Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have many things in common: extraordinary experiences, deep friendships, and for many, a spirit of generosity that endures long after their service ends. Thankfully, there...

Location, Location, Location

RPCV groups plant their flags across the map. by Mark Mahoney It’s early December in northern Florida, and the parking lot at John Wesley United Methodist Church is filled with shoppers from Tallahassee and the surrounding Big Bend region. They...

Country Connections

RPCV groups provide a bridge to their countries of service. by Greg Emerson For many Peace Corps Volunteers, the end of service and the return to the “real world” is a double-edged sword: we’re tired of stomach viruses and happy...

Group Dynamics

RPCV groups have thrived for years. NPCA wants to give them a bigger seat at the table. by Kristina J. Owens               Serving in Peace Corps is a transformative experience that often inspires a...

Camel Bells Calling

How one RPCV’s artifacts led to the creation of the Museum of the Peace Corps Experience by Ky Huynh Among the items that Martin Kaplan brought home from his Peace Corps service in the Somali Republic (1962–64) was a koor,...

The Art of the Hit

WorldView speaks with author and RPCV John Perkins about the latest edition of his bestselling book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by Robert Nolan John Perkins is a New York Times bestselling author, international speaker, and activist. As Chief...

A Seat at the Table

Peace Corps Deputy Director David White on the power of diversity in service by Munson Steed David E. White Jr. was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in by Director Carol Spahn as the 14th Deputy Director of...

From the Board of Directors: What’s in Store?

A preview of NPCA’s 2024–2026 strategic plan by John Lee Evans   The Board of Directors plays a key role in the mission of the National Peace Corps Association. The primary work of the Board is to set goals, policies,...

The Power of Affiliation

NPCA President on Fueling the Fire and Passing the Torch by Dan Baker Bound by our shared commitment to global peace and understanding, I am often reminded of the immense power that lies within our collective hands. The global challenges...

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