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RPCV Oral History Project

May 4, 2022

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Archives Project

Help preserve the Peace Corps legacy Trained volunteer interviewers with the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Archives Project (OHAP) are ready to capture your unique Peace Corps story. Click here to sign up for your in-depth oral history video interview using a web-based digital platform. Consider launching an affiliate group oral history project as a fun and meaningful way to engage your members and further your mission. Visit the OHAP website for more information and contact Evelyn Ganzglass to explore options for affiliate partnership. Now is the time to record your Peace Corps Story.  The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Archives Project’s (OHAP) volunteer interviewers are ready...

April 21, 2022

What’s Your Story? The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience and the Peace Corps Oral History Project Want to Help You Tell It.

Bring your Peace Corps experience to a wider world.   The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience seeks to preserve Peace Corps stories and objects donated by Volunteers: museumofthepeacecorpsexperience.org The Peace Corps Oral History project has trained interviewers ready to capture your story. They have extended a special invitation to those who served in Ukraine to tell stories of people and places they know, and of efforts to help those in harm’s way: peacecorpsoralhistory.org  

May 13, 2021

Many Faces of Peace Corps: A 60th Anniversary Video

Stories and reflections of eight Volunteers: The challenges that come with Peace Corps service when you’re a person of color, low income, or identify as LGBTQIA+. And the richness of the relationships forged in communities around the world.   The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience and the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project are pleased to share “Many Faces of Peace Corps: 60th Anniversary” video. The 19-minute video features personal stories and reflections of eight Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who identify as members of under-represented populations in the United States. The stories, gleaned from extended oral history interviews, shed light on challenges faced by Volunteers of...