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As of October 2009, 351 Virginia residents are currently serving in the Peace Corps. More than 6,498 Virginia residents have served in the Peace Corps since 1961.


Saving the world just got easier - Fortune

Saving the world just got easier
Fortune
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, who took over last month as head of the Peace Corps, thought so, too. ?The Peace Corps is a great brand, but we really needed to bring it into the 21st century,? she says. ?We're a great place for Millennials to start a career ...

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Montville school helps Peace Corps build a library - NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com

Montville school helps Peace Corps build a library
NorthJersey.com
Residents of El Coyote in the Dominican Republic received donated books for the Community Library Project. The donation was from Hilldale Elementary School in Montville Township as part of the school's Peace Corps Project.Residents of El Coyote, in the ...

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Peace Corps Wants You To Know Its Application Process No Longer Takes ... - Newsweek

Newsweek

Peace Corps Wants You To Know Its Application Process No Longer Takes ...
Newsweek
The Peace Corps, the 53-year-old volunteer organization that each year sends do-gooders abroad to carry out do-gooder tasks, is making some big changes. Or, perhaps, some brand re-strategization. Confronting a rapid decline in applications, which have ...
Facing declining applications, Peace Corps rethinks how to reach a new ... PBS NewsHour
Peace Corps revamps application process The Michigan Daily
Peace Corps tries to attract more millennials with shorter application, choice ... Red Alert Politics
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22  - Ktoo
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Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or ... - Devex

Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or ...
Devex
A Peace Corps volunteer teaching science class at a school in Malawi. Photo by: Peace Corps. Extensive reform to the Peace Corps' application process has met with pushback from returned volunteers who worry that the ease of the new system will dilute ...
Reigniting a Passion for International Service Huffington Post (blog)

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Issaquah grad heads to Cambodia with the Peace Corps - Issaquah Press

Issaquah grad heads to Cambodia with the Peace Corps
Issaquah Press
Scan through any English dictionary, or take the modern route and type it into Google, and the definition of idealism is along these lines: ?the attitude of a person who believes that it is possible to live according to very high standards of behavior ...

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Peace Corps, Bin Laden, JFK, Sarge... chasing hearts & minds? - OpEdNews

Peace Corps, Bin Laden, JFK, Sarge... chasing hearts & minds?
OpEdNews
By 2007 Osama bin Laden was trying to convince his lieutenants to quit killing people and making people hate us. Osama reportedly was telling his people that they have to switch strategies to winning hearts and minds. "I read [Osama] bin Laden's ...

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Peace Corps To Shorten Application Process, Let Volunteers Choose Location - WBUR

USA TODAY

Peace Corps To Shorten Application Process, Let Volunteers Choose Location
WBUR
The Peace Corps today announced major changes to its application process, in hopes of attracting more volunteers. With its number of applications dropping, the Peace Corps has decided to significantly shorten how long it takes to apply and allow ...
Peace Corps overhauls recruitment process USA TODAY
Peace Corps announces major changes to application process Washington Post
Peace Corps allowing its applicants more choice CBS News
Mashable  - U.S. News & World Report
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Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber
NPR (blog)
I've been living in Nepal for 10 months now as a Peace Corps volunteer. In Peace Corps years, this means I'm a baby. Even after all this time I'm still in the very early planning stages of projects that I hope will improve health, food security, gender ...

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Pro bono ambassadors building goodwill - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Pro bono ambassadors building goodwill
Boston Globe
This ?corporate Peace Corps,? as the movement is sometimes called, helps develop workers' leadership skills while introducing a company's services to new markets. For Ringelheim, who normally works with Fortune 100 corporations, helping a small Chilean ...

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Peace Corps to Revamp Application Process - 90.5 WESA

Peace Corps to Revamp Application Process
90.5 WESA
Since its creation over 50 years ago, the Peace Corps has been sending Americans overseas. Volunteers are sent to countries where their work can make a difference in the lives of others. However, applications for the Peace Corps are at an all time low.

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