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Peace Corps

Since President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961, nearly 220,000 Americans of all ages have served in 140 countries worldwide.


We must diversify ourselves

I grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, a predominantly Black county right outside of Washington, D.C. Coming from there, the Peace Corps was never something that people talked about. I knew nothing about what it was, or any of the missions that it strove to accomplish. Given […]


How to get your students into Peace Corps

It’s no secret that being selected for Peace Corps service is increasingly difficult. Application numbers are soaring. Candidates are bringing more experience and qualifications to the table. The bar for who gets in is being set higher and higher. For colleges and universities, there’s a solution: a partnership […]


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