Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Jun 13 2016 - 10:25pm Imagine what the world could look like if the voices of tolerance and understanding could drown out the voices of fear and hate. The Peace Corps community - over 220,000 strong - could be one of the most powerful resources our nation has. But it is currently untapped, and many voices go unheard.... more
Mar 19 2016 - 3:49pm As a community, we now have the unique opportunity to fund a world-class documentary that will help reignite Peace Corps's purpose and sense of community, as well as pave the way toward a more peaceful world. A Towering Task is the first comprehensive Peace Corps documentary to address some of... more
Feb 20 2016 - 5:47pm 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! more
Jan 24 2016 - 4:58pm BARPCV is developing a Skills Transfer Workshop Series to help members develop skills for everyday life or professional settings, bring BARPCV members together to form new friendships or professional connections, and to raise funds for BARPCV activities and grant programs! Do you have a skill to... more
Jan 24 2016 - 4:53pm Attention photo takers! BARPCV is happy to announce the 8th 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

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

Member Spotlight

...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 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