Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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RPCV Storytelling at JFK Library sticky icon

Mar 31 2018 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Come to the JFK Library to hear pre-selected RPCV storytellers speak on the theme, Building Bridges: Sharing Cultural Experiences.

This live storytelling event will be at the JFK Presidential Library & Museum's Smith Hall, followed by a reception where you can socialize with RPCVs, friends, family, & guests. Graphic Recording services to be provided by Sheri Kennedy of to capture the stories in art as they're being told.

RSVP - click here to add yourself to the guest list and get free admission to the JFK Museum before the event!


Peace Corps Commemorates JFK sticky icon

May 27 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The JFK Presidential Library & Museum is hosting the Peace Corps community at a centennial commemoration of President Kennedy, including remarks by prominent RPCVs and a reception to follow.

There will be FREE museum admission for RPCVs on 5/27! Register for the commemoration and stay tuned for some BARPCV-hosted events to round out the JFK 100 weekend.

2017 BARPCV Photo Contest - Vote Now! sticky icon

Deadline for voting is Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

The finalists are here! BARPCV’s 2017 Photo Contest has been narrowed down to the top 10 photos, and now it’s your turn to select the winner.

Check out our Flickr page to look at the amazing photos that make up our contest this year. Follow the link to this year’s photo album, then vote on your top 3 photos to help us pick a winner.

Annual Meeting sticky icon

Jan 29 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Mark your calendars for the 2017 BARPCV Annual Meeting. BARPCV members and the board will get together to discuss what has been accomplished in 2016, plans for 2017, programming strategies, and more! This will also be an opportunity to briefly see how a monthly BARPCV board meeting works, and the chance to mingle with board members and fellow RPCVs.

BARPCV will provide light refreshments, and we encourage members to bring a dish from their country of service. We hope to see you there!

RSVP here

Where: Nonprofit Center Boston, 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111 (near South Station).

BARPCV Photo Contest - Vote Now! sticky icon

Deadline for voting is Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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 Plain) on Monday, February 29th, at 6:00PM to see the winning photos and meet the photographers!

Red Sox Game!

Jul 12 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

We're going to Fenway Park again this summer! Join your Peace Corps friends for a warm summer night as the Red Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, July 12th. We have reserved a section of bleachers for RPCVs, family, and friends.

Ticket price will be around $45 each - we'll finalize and add a purchase link here soon.

Member Spotlight

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