Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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BARPCV Peace Corps Week 2015 Events

Mar 3 2015 - 6:00pm - Mar 7 2015 - 11:00pm

Winter weather getting you down? Come warm up at our Peace Corps Week events!

Machu Picchu Restaurant
Machu Picchu is our first dinner during Peace Corps Week! Come for delicious Peruvian cuisine and even better company. Dinner is $25, please bring cash. Reservation is capped at 15. RSVP by February 25th. Questions, email Kevin at

Machu Picchu: 307 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145
Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm

Around the World Fair at Boston University

Mar 2 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

The Boston Peace Corps Recruiters are hosting an Around the World Fair at Boston University during Peace Corps Week, on Monday, March 2nd from 12:30 to 3:30pm.

Peace Corps Global Presenter Training

Feb 4 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Register today!

Due to a high demand from our first Training, we are excited to invite you to join Third Goal Program Specialist Meleia Egger (RPCV Malawi) in collaboration with the Peace Corps Northeast Regional Recruitment Office on Wednesday, February 4 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for our second Peace Corps Global Presenter Training.

RPCVs have some of the most compelling, hilarious, and moving stories from their Peace Corps service. Even so, speaking about one's service to a group of people can be overwhelming. Where to start? What to say?

TGIF @ Asgard, January 30

Jan 30 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for TGIF!  TGIF will be held at the Asgard Bar in Cambridge - which is between Kendall Square and Central Square on the redline.  Look or ask around for the crowd of RPCV's. 

Asgard Bar
350 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Annual Meeting

Jan 25 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

What: BARPCV members and board get together to discuss what has been accomplished in 2014, plans for 2015, lessons learned, programming strategies moving forward, and more!


BARPCV will provide light refreshments. We also encourage RPCVs to bring a dish from their country of service to share with the group.  In past years, we have had some delicious dishes.  However, it is not a requirement to attend.


Where: Nonprofit Center Boston, 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111 (near South Station).

RSVP here


We look forward to seeing you there.

Lecture: Exploring Global Prosperity

Nov 19 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Speaker: Nathan Gamester, Programme Director, Prosperity Index, Legatum Institute

What does it mean for a nation to be prosperous? Is it all about GDP? If national success is about more than just wealth, how can you accurately measure it over time? This event will explore the data and findings from the new 2014 Global Prosperity Index, the definitive measure of global progress.

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