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Learn the Ropes: How to Become a Citizen Advocate

22 Sep 2021
8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

(UPDATE: California RPCV Congressman John Garamendi will join this program, and urge our community to help him advance and pass his Peace Corps Reauthorization Act legislation. Please join us!)

As you prepare to join National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) for the 60th anniversary Peace Corps Connect conference September 23–25, we also invite you to take part in a special commemoration on September 22 — the anniversary of the signing of the Peace Corps Act.

If you’re interested in becoming a citizen advocate but aren’t sure how — or if you’re just wading in — this is the most important hour of the day. We need to substantially build our ranks to score significant victories in Congress in this key moment in Peace Corps’ history. Don't think you alone will make a difference? In this program, you’ll hear from NPCA advocates who absolutely have — bringing on board legislators who have never supported Peace Corps in the past. Don't think lawmakers listen to what you say? We will hear from RPCV Capitol Hill staff on that topic. 

Register for this program by clicking the brown box that says "Attending" in the upper left corner of this page.


Photo Courtesy of the National Register of Historic Places

22 Sep 2021
8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

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