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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 Volunteers in Their Own Words - New York Times
Peace Corps Volunteers in Their Own WordsNew York TimesThe Peace Corps faces a number of challenges beyond the health care problems outlined in Sheryl Gay Stolberg's Times article as it works to remake itself in the modern era. To reflect the diversity of experiences in the Peace Corps, The Times asked ...
- US Pulls Peace Corps Volunteers From Kenya - ABC News
US Pulls Peace Corps Volunteers From KenyaABC NewsA statement to The Associated Press from the State Department said that the Peace Corps "has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya ... and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya." The Peace Corps will monitor the ...and more »
- Resident returns from Peace Corps stint - ThisWeekNews
Resident returns from Peace Corps stintThisWeekNewsA month and a half after returning to the United States from Senegal, Peace Corps volunteer Karin Nordstrom said being back is bittersweet. The Canal Winchester resident spent the last two years in Senegal working to improve health care for local ...
- Peace Corps redesigns for modern times - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Peace Corps redesigns for modern timesPittsburgh Post GazetteMaryellen Baverso thought in the summer of 2011 that she would be spending the next two years of her life in Africa. One month before her scheduled departure, a Peace Corps representative phoned her about a change of plans. The 26-year-old from ...
- Saving the world just got easier - Fortune
Saving the world just got easierFortuneCarrie 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 ...
- Raceland couple join Peace Corps - The Independent
Raceland couple join Peace CorpsThe Independent?When you are in the Peace Corps you are expected to live at the same level as the locals. They might live in brick houses, or they might live in huts made of grass and mud. They may have electric, they may not. It depends on the area you are sent to ...and more »
- Peace Corps Wants You To Know Its Application Process No Longer Takes ... - Newsweek
- In Response To Dwindling Applications, Peace Corps Makes Big Changes - NPR (blog)
- Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or ... - Devex
- Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber - NPR (blog)