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BARPCV Board Member, Adam Rosenberg, recently wrote about his Peace Corps experience for the Cambridge Chronicle (the oldest surviving weekly newspaper in the United States).
New Book Release: When the World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years
1/31/11 - When the World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years will be published on February 21 by Beacon Press of Boston, a couple of weeks before the 50th anniversary of the JFK executive order creating the Peace Corps. The book's author, Stanley Meisler was deputy director of the Peace Corps office of evaluation and research during the mid-1960s and followed the work of the Volunteers afterward as a foreign and diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times for thirty years.
New England regional recruitment manager Erin Mone-Marquez recently joined the FOX25 Morning News to talk about today's Peace Corps.
NPR reports on 50 years of Peace Corps and the call to service that president John F. Kennedy made to young Americans on October 14, 1960.
Nov 18 2010 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm
A film by Jill Vickers and Jody Bergedick
This is a free event at the Cambridge Public Library at 449 Broadway.
MBTA: from Harvard Square, take either the 69 bus which goes from Harvard Square to Cambridge Street | 68 bus, which goes from Harvard Square to Kendall.
Restaurant Week takes place every year during Peace Corps week. It's a way to celebrate culture with other Returned Peace Corps volunteers and friends. There is a different restaurant (of a Peace Corps countries) to each night for the week. Since there will be many more events taking place this year, we would like to recruit hosts for restaurant week early! If you have a restaurant suggestion or would like to be a host please send an email to events.
Here's the list of stellar restaurants from last year: