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State-by-State Advocacy Resources

 

When taking part in National Peace Corps Association's (NPCA) National Days of Advocacy, district office meetings or related advocacy initiatives, we strive to provide you with state-specific background materials. This page includes:

  • Congressional Delegations: For each state, we provide you with a two-page summary of Senators and Congressmen/women, including contact information, committee  assignments, key actions related to the Peace Corps, and more. Use this information judiciously, as a lack of indicated support does not always mean the lawmaker is not supportive of the Peace Corps. One such example is some lawmakers may not sign a “Dear Colleague” letter because the letter is addressed to the committee on which they sit.
  • Your State and the Peace Corps Summaries: We have information related to individual states including Peace Corps volunteer numbers and statistics, educational partnerships with Peace Corps, NPCA affiliate group activities and achievements of some notable Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Please contact us if you have updated information that we may want to incorporate into these documents in the future. You can share these summaries with congressional offices.
  • Peace Corps Reflections: Utilizing powerful Peace Corps community comments found in NPCA's last member directory (published in 2016), we have compiled state-by-state testimonies on the impact and importance of the Peace Corps. You can share these reflections with congressional offices.

 

Generic Leave Behind Document: Follow this link for our 2021 two page leave-behind document about the importance of Peace Corps which you can share with any congressional office before or following congressional meetings.

 


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Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas


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California

Colorado

Connecticut


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Delaware

District of Columbia


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Florida


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Georgia


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Hawaii


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Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa


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Kansas

Kentucky


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Louisiana


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Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana


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Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota


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Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon


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Pennsylvania


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Rhode Island


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South Carolina

South Dakota


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Tennessee

Texas


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Utah


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Vermont

Virginia


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Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming