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Mar 27 2017 - 6:07pm 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,... more
Mar 27 2017 - 5:56pm Service Year is planning a campaign in support of national service, to urge lawmakers to protect programs like AmeriCorps. Make your voice heard - take action! more
Mar 22 2017 - 8:09pm National Peace Corps Association | March 22, 2017   President Trump’s "skinny" budget proposal requested drastic cuts of 31 percent to the International Affairs budget, which includes the Peace Corps. While funding for the Peace Corps is not specifically referenced, it could... more
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

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