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Peace Corps Worldwide | December 11, 2016
Brent Ashabranner (1921 -2016) was Deputy Director of the Peace Corps between 1967 and 1969. Following service in World War II, graduate school and a brief period of teaching, Brent spent thirty years working overseas, including starting the first Peace Corps program in Nigeria and becoming director of Peace Corps programs in India.
Jun 11 2016 - 11:00am - 7:00pm
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 today’s toughest questions that we face on a global scale.
Imagine what the world could look like if the voices of tolerance and understanding could drown out the voices of fear and hate. As you probably know, 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.
Feb 28 2016 (All day) - Mar 5 2016 (All day)
Peace Corps Week celebrates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. This year's theme is Highlighting Happiness: What Does Joy Look Like in My Peace Corps Country?
We wish you a very happy holiday season and a year filled with peace, love and joy!