Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Jan 8 2017 - 7:53pm Attention photo takers! BARPCV is happy to announce the 9th annual photo contest. Members of the BARPCV community, submit your best photographs from your country of service! Selected photographs will be displayed at cafés and sites around the Boston Area in the spring! Submission Guidelines... more
Dec 11 2016 - 5:57pm Morocco World News | December 9, 2016 On Friday, 106 new Peace Corps Voluteers were sowrn in for two years of service in Morocco. Read more...   more
Dec 11 2016 - 5:40pm Peace Corps Worldwide | December 11, 2016 Brent Ashabranner (1921 -2016) was Deputy Director of the Peace Corps between 1967 and 1969. Following service in World War II, graduate school and a brief period of teaching, Brent spent thirty years working overseas, including starting the first Peace... more
Jun 13 2016 - 9:25pm Imagine what the world could look like if the voices of tolerance and understanding could drown out the voices of fear and hate. The Peace Corps community - over 220,000 strong - could be one of the most powerful resources our nation has. But it is currently untapped, and many voices go unheard.... more
Mar 19 2016 - 2:49pm As a community, we now have the unique opportunity to fund a world-class documentary that will help reignite Peace Corps's purpose and sense of community, as well as pave the way toward a more peaceful world. A Towering Task is the first comprehensive Peace Corps documentary to address some of... more

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  • Feb 20 2016 - 4:47pm View the top 10 photo entries and then vote for your top three! Then join us at the exhibition opening at Ula Cafe (284 Amory St, Jamaica... more
  • Jan 24 2016 - 3:58pm BARPCV is developing a Skills Transfer Workshop Series to help members develop skills for everyday life or professional settings, bring... more
  • Jan 24 2016 - 3:53pm Attention photo takers! BARPCV is happy to announce the 8th annual photo contest. Members of the BARPCV community, submit your best... more
  • Dec 30 2015 - 7:47pm With a financial package worth up to $55,000, the Peace Corps Fellows Program at Illinois State University's Stevenson Center for Community... more
  • Dec 30 2015 - 7:44pm Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business offers a scholarship program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who... more
  • Dec 24 2015 - 5:26pm We wish you a very happy holiday season and a year filled with peace, love and joy! more
  • Dec 19 2015 - 10:43pm Do you have a story to tell from your service? BARPCV would like to organize a night of storytelling (similar to the podcast ‘The... more
  • Dec 19 2015 - 9:50pm National Peace Corps Association | December 18, 2015 President Obama has signed into law a bill that includes the largest Peace Corps... more
  • Dec 6 2015 - 9:49pm The Massachusetts Legislature recently heard House Bill 2384, An Act relative to certain public employees’ creditable retirement... more
  • Dec 6 2015 - 9:11pm Looking for a job? Interested in politics? Apply to be a White House Fellow. Applications are being accepted through January 12, 2016 at 5:... more

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"...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any." more

Member Spotlight

...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any. more
I had to look at someone’s face and subtract 35 years and see if I could figure out who they were. more
Continue to explore and think broadly about your experience with Peace Corps. more
...one is never too old to love, to cry, to dance all night... more
The obstacles these students overcome to do something many of us take for granted is astounding. more
Peace Corps was the greatest challenged he ever faced and he loved every moment of it. more
Callie's favorite moments were with her host family- cooking with her host mom, helping her siblings read and brewing beer with her dad more
Being in the Peace Corps helped turn Doane into an Africa lover. more