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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.


Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn' - NPR (blog)
NPR (blog)
Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'NPR (blog)And so Obama is turning to an American institution uniquely positioned to work at the grassroots level: the Peace Corps. With nearly 7,000 volunteers across 60 countries, the Peace Corps is already tightly embedded in the communities it serves. Under ...White House-Peace Corps partnership aims to 'Let Girls Learn' across the globe MassLive.com#LetGirlsLearn: New White House and Peace Corps Initiative Yahoo NewsFirst Lady, Peace Corps Focus on Improving Girls' Education Kansas City infoZineall 237 news articles »
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Nepal destination for Granville Peace Corps volunteer - The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate
Nepal destination for Granville Peace Corps volunteerThe Newark AdvocateSarah Kosling, a member of the Denison class of 2014 and a resident of Granville, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Nepal on Friday, March 6, to begin training as an agriculture extension volunteer. Kosling will live and work ...
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Brown Peace Corps participation dwindles for third straight year - The Brown Daily Herald
Montana Kaimin
Brown Peace Corps participation dwindles for third straight yearThe Brown Daily HeraldFor the third consecutive year, Brown failed to make the list of the top 25 medium-sized colleges and universities to send graduates to the Peace Corps. Following more than a decade of maintaining steady placement in the ranking ? with between 20 and ...UM moves up the list of top-ranked Peace Corps schools Montana KaiminDaytime The Peace Corps Celebrates 53 Years WFLAPhilly's Center Stage for New Peace Corps Initiative to Help Girls NBC 10 Philadelphia Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)  - The State Pressall 26 news articles »
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Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from Colfax - Auburn Journal
Auburn Journal
Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from ColfaxAuburn JournalAs a Peace Corps volunteer, I work both to provide technical training to the community, but also to share with Cameroonians about America and share with Americans about Cameroon. I have called this community of 3,500 home since November 2013, ...
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Peace Corps reforms application, prepares for national week - Daily Illini
Peace Corps reforms application, prepares for national weekDaily IlliniAcross the nation, Peace Corps members are sharing their stories through online videos, information festivals and discussion events as part of National Peace Corps Week. Since 1961, the first week of March has served as the anniversary of President ...
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Farewell Monarch, hello Peace Corps - Mountain Mail Newspaper
Mountain Mail Newspaper
Farewell Monarch, hello Peace CorpsMountain Mail NewspaperLindsay Blyth herds bison at the Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley. Blyth, who worked her first winter at Monarch Mountain this year, was recently selected by the Peace Corps for a 2-year mission in Nepal. She's set to leave in March, and she'll be ...
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Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percent - FIU News
FIU News
Peace Corps participation jumps by 45 percentFIU NewsThe Peace Corps recently recognized FIU for having the biggest increase in Peace Corps volunteers among Florida's large universities. The number of FIU alumni serving overseas in 2015 shot up to 16, which represents a 45 percent jump in the university ...
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March 1, 1961: JFK Creates the Peace Corps - The Nation. (blog)
The Nation. (blog)
March 1, 1961: JFK Creates the Peace CorpsThe Nation. (blog)Those chosen to serve in the Peace Corps must be able to give what is needed to the countries where they are assigned, and that requires technical competence as well as love of country and love of humanity. The situation recalls one that followed the ...
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Is the Peace Corps for you? - WDTN
ABC 10 News NOW
Is the Peace Corps for you?WDTNLaura Chambers, Chief of Staff of the Peace Corps, is in town for the event. She says Ohio has a strong relationship with the Peace Corps, which was founded in 1961. Chambers says there are more than 200 Ohioans serving right now around the globe, and ...Peace Corps continues to attract volunteers, 54 years after its founding Tucson News NowPeace Corps chief makes recruiting visit to Dayton International Peace Museum ... Greenfield Daily Reporterall 8 news articles »
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Anthropology alumna joins Peace Corps, makes her way to Paraguay - Oaklandpostonline
Oaklandpostonline
Anthropology alumna joins Peace Corps, makes her way to ParaguayOaklandpostonlineAfter that, she will work in the community economic development sector of the Peace Corps, where she said she will help small businesses, youth and others improve their economic understandings, abilities and agencies. She says she would like to work ...
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