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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
These High Holy Days, hoping for a future free from Hydereauthorized by Congress annually as part of the federal appropriations process
These High Holy Days, hoping for a future free from Hyde
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 23 hours ago
reauthorized by Congress annually as part of the federal appropriations process. Its reach is vast. If my students join the Peace Corps, the military, or work for the federal government in any other capacity, they won’t have the coverage they need... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta real estate: Creativity abounds in singer's Atlanta homeon an image taken by photographer Sarah Dorio at Piedmont Park. Peter met Willi
Atlanta real estate: Creativity abounds in singer's Atlanta home
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
on an image taken by photographer Sarah Dorio at Piedmont Park. Peter met Williams, a nun who spent most of her life in the Peace Corps in Africa, when he was a fitness instructor at Clairmont Oaks, a retirement community. Resources: Furniture from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Calls for Full Int'l Support for 2017 Electionshonor when she participated in the special presentation of the Deborah Harding
Ellen Calls for Full Int'l Support for 2017 Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
honor when she participated in the special presentation of the Deborah Harding Women of Achievement Award at the National Peace Corps Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Addressing conference attendees, who crowded a large hall at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Harps On Peace Corps Role in Liberia's ProgressPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored the significant contributions U
Pres. Sirleaf Harps On Peace Corps Role in Liberia's Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored the significant contributions US Peace Corps have made to the progress of Liberia and its people. She described as "noteworthy" the service that the Peace Corps have rendered Liberia, adding that... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan and Japan to sign emergency dispatch pactRegion Joint Emergency Response Measures." The MOU is scheduled to be signed by
Taiwan and Japan to sign emergency dispatch pact
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
Region Joint Emergency Response Measures." The MOU is scheduled to be signed by local charity group Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps (路竹會) and the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (APAD), a Japanese NGO. MOFA, as well as... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Coloradans in military and those living overseas to soon get ballotsin elections. "If you're a missionary in Japan, you can get a ballot," William
Coloradans in military and those living overseas to soon get ballots
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in elections. "If you're a missionary in Japan, you can get a ballot," Williams said in a Friday interview. "If you're a Peace Corps worker in Africa, you an get a ballot." Military and overseas voters can opt to get their ballots sent to them... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Photo-Ops, Prop-Ups and Slip-Upsand do more than get photo opportunities (photo-ops), on account of their endow
Photo-Ops, Prop-Ups and Slip-Ups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and do more than get photo opportunities (photo-ops), on account of their endowments. For instance, America once sent its Peace Corps abroad as a formidable part of its foreign policy. Nigeria now has a Brains Corps abroad that should enhance its... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
On the limits of sibling comparison| Design Assistant I think of Charlie, my older brother, when I sit in my hist
On the limits of sibling comparison
The GW Hatchet / Posted 2 days ago
| Design Assistant I think of Charlie, my older brother, when I sit in my historical geology class. Charlie is now a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa. But just three years ago, he was in my place: a... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Coloradans in military and those living overseas to soon get ballotsin elections. "If you're a missionary in Japan, you can get a ballot," William
Coloradans in military and those living overseas to soon get ballots
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
in elections. "If you're a missionary in Japan, you can get a ballot," Williams said in a Friday interview. "If you're a Peace Corps worker in Africa, you an get a ballot." Military and overseas voters can opt to get their ballots sent to them... Read more
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Newsmax
Daily Caller: John Kerry Aware State Dept. Siphoned Millions to Daughter's Charityof healthcare workers to deliver lifesaving HIV services. [I]t will build on th
Daily Caller: John Kerry Aware State Dept. Siphoned Millions to Daughter's Charity
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
of healthcare workers to deliver lifesaving HIV services. [I]t will build on the Global Health Service Partnership with Peace Corps and Seed Global Health," Kerry said at a World AIDS Day event in December 2014, reports the Daily Caller. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Hails Contribution of Peace Corps VolunteersGovernment has praised the US-run Peace Corps Volunteers programme as it will e
Govt Hails Contribution of Peace Corps Volunteers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Government has praised the US-run Peace Corps Volunteers programme as it will enable the nation attain the National Development Vision 2025, which aims at making Tanzania a middle income country. Principal Education Officer Salum Salum said in Dar... Read more
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USA Today
Ask not what your company can do for youPrivate-sector pro bono work is the future of leadership, corporate citizenship
Ask not what your company can do for you
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Private-sector pro bono work is the future of leadership, corporate citizenship and global impact. When Peace Corps was founded in 1961, President Kennedy laid out a unique vision for service that would send America’s best to countries around the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Un-Becoming American - One Man's Painful Journey To Renouncing Citizenshipand New Year’s came and went. Over the holidays, I had an idea. I recalled tha
Un-Becoming American - One Man's Painful Journey To Renouncing Citizenship
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
and New Year’s came and went. Over the holidays, I had an idea. I recalled that a college buddy of mine was in the Peace Corps and had later been placed at the US Department of the Treasury. So I called in a favor. I asked him if he knew... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Help needed for Farm for ME harvest as volunteer team being pulledpounds, and the AmeriCorps team already has brought in 2,000 pounds of beets th
Help needed for Farm for ME harvest as volunteer team being pulled
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
pounds, and the AmeriCorps team already has brought in 2,000 pounds of beets this year. Sometimes called the domestic Peace Corps, the federally supported AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a team-based community service program... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois State, Illinois Wesleyan launch Peace Corp programIll. -- Two central Illinois universities are working together to prepare stude
Illinois State, Illinois Wesleyan launch Peace Corp program
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Ill. -- Two central Illinois universities are working together to prepare students who are interested in serving in the Peace Corps. According to The Pantagraph (http://bit.ly/2cRkDfP ), Illinois State University in Normal and Illinois Wesleyan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
America's Legendary Ignorance About Africa Persistshad lost ground on the continent because of failures to meet the "need and aspi
America's Legendary Ignorance About Africa Persists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
had lost ground on the continent because of failures to meet the "need and aspirations of the African people". Even the Peace Corps and university students, both a hallmark of American idealism, were not immune. While some Peace Corps officials... Read more
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Philly.com
Meet the woman charged with protecting the city's childrenCuba, and her mother, an immigrant from Honduras, instilled a sense of duty in
Meet the woman charged with protecting the city's children
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Cuba, and her mother, an immigrant from Honduras, instilled a sense of duty in her from a young age. Figueroa's dad was a Peace Corps volunteer turned Catholic school teacher. She learned English at the same time as her mother, who worked as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of Global Health Equity in Community Outreach Drivethe University of the Health Global Health Equity told the Education times that
University of Global Health Equity in Community Outreach Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the University of the Health Global Health Equity told the Education times that after working in Guyana-USA as dietician at Peace Corps volunteer she expects to boost her practical skills. "With my background as a nutritionist, I will put my effort... Read more
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iol.co.za
US needs a concrete vision on Africa“need and aspirations of the African people”. President Kennedy charted a new
US needs a concrete vision on Africa
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
“need and aspirations of the African people”. President Kennedy charted a new path in US-Africa relations. He created the Peace Corps, and the United States Agency for International Development. And, unlike his predecessors, he began to show more... Read more
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Orange County Register
Former librarian now a Laguna Food Pantry volunteer 6 days a week for 7 yearsrelations at Scripps College in Claremont, Hof grew restless. An adviser told h
Former librarian now a Laguna Food Pantry volunteer 6 days a week for 7 years
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
relations at Scripps College in Claremont, Hof grew restless. An adviser told her about a new program called the Peace Corps. At 20, in 1962, Hof was among the first women Peace Corps volunteers to go oversees. “It was like, bring it... Read more
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The Advocate
An LGBT Org. Puts Its Weight Behind Ending an Insidious, Antiwoman Lawthrough the appropriations process to apply to those who receive their health i
An LGBT Org. Puts Its Weight Behind Ending an Insidious, Antiwoman Law
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
through the appropriations process to apply to those who receive their health insurance through the U.S. military, the Peace Corps, Indian Health Services, Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees, and many others. People who identify as... Read more
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The Chronicle
Immigration expert Stephen Kelly recounts foreign service experience, critiques Trump's policiesthe 2016 presidential election. The Chronicle: Why did you go into the field o
Immigration expert Stephen Kelly recounts foreign service experience, critiques Trump's policies
The Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the 2016 presidential election. The Chronicle: Why did you go into the field of foreign service? Stephen Kelly: I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire, now called the Congo, for two years [right after college]. At the end of two years, I was... Read more
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The Columbian
Federal jobs site gets new lookemployees, those with disabilities, those under internship-type programs, spous
Federal jobs site gets new look
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
employees, those with disabilities, those under internship-type programs, spouses of active-duty military personnel, Peace Corps alumni and others. • An updated help center including frequently asked questions and instructions on how to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Outside Briefs for Sept. 18, 2016in Ghana, Rwanda, Zaire, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. Henson is retired
Outside Briefs for Sept. 18, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
in Ghana, Rwanda, Zaire, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. Henson is retired biology and geology teacher who served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana in 1969-1971. He has since traveled to various regions in Africa and, during the program, will... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Your Town, Sept. 18, 2016and geology teacher Tim Henson. The meeting is at the First Presbyterian Churc
Your Town, Sept. 18, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
and geology teacher Tim Henson. The meeting is at the First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road. Henson served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana in 1969–71. The slide show and movie he created documents his extensive birding adventures in... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 18, 2016Smith, of Runnells, in the championship match of the Iowa Women's Golf Assocati
Sept. 18, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
Smith, of Runnells, in the championship match of the Iowa Women's Golf Assocation Forever 39 golf tournament. Sept. 18, 1966 NEWS: Laurens native Gary Bailey was serving in the Peace Corps in Peru. SPORTS: Humboldt beat Hampton 19-7 in foo... Read more
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Boston Globe
The great rabbit pardon of 2016last year, its board brought in new farmers, Pete Lowy and Jennifer Hashley of
The great rabbit pardon of 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
last year, its board brought in new farmers, Pete Lowy and Jennifer Hashley of Pete and Jen’s Backyard Birds The couple — Peace Corps veterans with a young son — had built a successful business in Concord raising free-range, organically fed... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
The Living Memorial: Photographer Charles Traub Talks with Roth at 9/11-Inspired ExhibitTraub said. “My father died and left me a camera. I said, ‘I’ll take a course [
The Living Memorial: Photographer Charles Traub Talks with Roth at 9/11-Inspired Exhibit
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 12 days ago
Traub said. “My father died and left me a camera. I said, ‘I’ll take a course [in photography] because I’m going into the Peace Corps and I think I might need it.’” Throughout the conversation, Traub emphasized his personal discovery of the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Digital Library Brings Technology To Rural Areasand has never had a library, it can be a difficult way to get quality education
Digital Library Brings Technology To Rural Areas
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 12 days ago
and has never had a library, it can be a difficult way to get quality education,” Hosman said. Hosman partnered with Peace Corps to use the devices in Vanuatu, Samoa and the Micronesian Islands. They are currently working on improving and... Read more
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Breitbart
Secretary of State John Kerry's Daughter Financed Nonprofit with $8 Million in Taxpayer Fundsorganization that obtained its initial funding of $2 million for three years fr
Secretary of State John Kerry's Daughter Financed Nonprofit with $8 Million in Taxpayer Funds
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
organization that obtained its initial funding of $2 million for three years from the State Department, through the Peace Corps, in 2012 in a no-bid award. At the time, Kerry’s father, a Democrat, represented Massachusetts in the United... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Elgin Agrarian Community Promises Co-Op Living on the Blackland Prairieis a swimmer and a mountain biker, and he raised tilapia – the fish that will b
Elgin Agrarian Community Promises Co-Op Living on the Blackland Prairie
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
is a swimmer and a mountain biker, and he raised tilapia – the fish that will be used in the aquaponics system – as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burundi in the early Nineties. It's not unheard of for a developer to move into the community he's... Read more
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WestportNow
Leone K. Griffith, 87at the beginning of her teaching career and a two-year, late-career sabbatical
Leone K. Griffith, 87
WestportNow / Posted 14 days ago
at the beginning of her teaching career and a two-year, late-career sabbatical when she taught kindergarten in Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer from 1988 to 1990, she was an outstanding elementary school educator in the Westport public schools... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Laurium activist wants to continue her workthing to do," she said. Besides being active in the community since high schoo
Laurium activist wants to continue her work
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
thing to do," she said. Besides being active in the community since high school, Miller said she served in Panama with the Peace Corps, and was an Americorps member at Lake Linden-Hubbell High School. Being a community activist is something she's... Read more
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The Chronicle
Edits for the Editorial Boardthe question remains as to whether pre-professional students are actually givin
Edits for the Editorial Board
The Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the question remains as to whether pre-professional students are actually giving up opportunities like “DukeEngage and the Peace Corps.” If the Editorial Board did their research, I think they would find that, if anything, pre-professional... Read more
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The Chronicle
Who guards the guardsmen themselves?the question remains as to whether pre-professional students are actually givin
Who guards the guardsmen themselves?
The Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the question remains as to whether pre-professional students are actually giving up opportunities like “DukeEngage and the Peace Corps.” If the Editorial Board did their research, I think they would find that, if anything, pre-professional... Read more
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express
EU SUPERSTATE: Juncker unveils scheme to teach European youth Brussels valuesEuropean superstate, rather than those of their own countries. The scheme is s
EU SUPERSTATE: Juncker unveils scheme to teach European youth Brussels values
express / Posted 14 days ago
European superstate, rather than those of their own countries. The scheme is set to closely mirror the world-famous US Peace Corps, which helps millions of young Americans volunteer on social and charity projects at home and abroad. GETTYThe... Read more
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Times of Malta
EU State of the Union: What Commission President Juncker saidprovide assistance in crisis situations, Mr Juncker said. The proposal would s
EU State of the Union: What Commission President Juncker said
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
provide assistance in crisis situations, Mr Juncker said. The proposal would see the EU have its equivalent of the USA’s Peace Corps, and Mr Juncker said he hoped to see the first 100,000 young Europeans take part in the initiative by 2020. Mr... Read more
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Breitbart
Pat Caddell: Hillary Clinton's Health Scare Reminiscent of McGovern-Eagleton FiascoEagleton withdrew from the ticket under pressure. He was eventually replaced by
Pat Caddell: Hillary Clinton's Health Scare Reminiscent of McGovern-Eagleton Fiasco
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
Eagleton withdrew from the ticket under pressure. He was eventually replaced by Sargent Shriver, the former director of the Peace Corps and ambassador to France under Johnson and Nixon. Back to the present day, Caddell continued discussing the... Read more
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Newsmax
Daily Caller: Kerry's State Dept. Directed $9M to Daughter's NonprofitThe State Department funneled more than $9 million through the Peace Corps into
Daily Caller: Kerry's State Dept. Directed $9M to Daughter's Nonprofit
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
The State Department funneled more than $9 million through the Peace Corps into a nonprofit started by Vanessa Kerry, daughter of Secretary of State John Kerry, according to the Daily Caller News Foundation. Dr. Vanessa Kerry and officials from the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. Peace Corps volunteers revisit Korea on 50th anniversaryschool teacher from California, was one of 100 young Americans who arrived in S
U.S. Peace Corps volunteers revisit Korea on 50th anniversary
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 15 days ago
school teacher from California, was one of 100 young Americans who arrived in South Korea in 1966 as the first group of Peace Corps volunteers. Over the course of the next 15 years, some 2,000 Americans joined the U.S. government-run volunteer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambode Wants FG to Legalise Peace Corps to Tackle InsecurityState Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the Federal Government to give l
Ambode Wants FG to Legalise Peace Corps to Tackle Insecurity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the Federal Government to give legal backing for the establishment of Peace Corps of Nigeria, PCN, saying such would go a long way in tackling the problems of insurgency, kidnapping and other... Read more
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Fortune
What If Hillary Drops Out for Health Reasons?running mate, Thomas Eagleton, dropped out after revelations he had been hospit
What If Hillary Drops Out for Health Reasons?
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
running mate, Thomas Eagleton, dropped out after revelations he had been hospitalized for depression and stress. The DNC then met in order to replace with Peace Corps Director, Sargent Shriver but McGovern lost to Richard Nixon in a... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of Democracyhappen next for we, the people to take back control over our politics. By Bill
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of Democracy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 16 days ago
happen next for we, the people to take back control over our politics. By Bill Moyers, who has been an organizer of the Peace Corps, a top White House aide, a publisher, and a prolific broadcast journalist whose work earned 37 Emmy Awards and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
A match made in heavenwant to have an international career. "Lots of young people who came as I did,
A match made in heaven
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
want to have an international career. "Lots of young people who came as I did, whether as volunteers, teachers or in the Peace Corps, gained experience and it helps people build their own understanding of another culture. I believe it's true for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
9/11 in Africa was a world awayI was a Peace Corps volunteer and had been to meetings in other parts of the so
9/11 in Africa was a world away
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
I was a Peace Corps volunteer and had been to meetings in other parts of the southern African country for two weeks. I was happy to get back to the village of Chizimba, about three days' trave l from Lusaka, the capital. I arrived at my mud house in... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Marietta College receives several rankingsgraduation rates; the percentage of low-income students receiving federal aid;
Marietta College receives several rankings
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
graduation rates; the percentage of low-income students receiving federal aid; the percentage of all students who join the Peace Corps or ROTC, or engage in other community service; and the number of faculty receiving significant awards and elected... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
La Marcha members mark 50th anniversary at Capitoljoin in.' And they did." That the marchers were stiff-armed by Connally was of
La Marcha members mark 50th anniversary at Capitol
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 17 days ago
join in.' And they did." That the marchers were stiff-armed by Connally was of no surprise to Barrientos, who was training Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers at the time. "Texas has never been particularly friendly to the labor movement," said... Read more
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Boston Globe
A way for college graduates to do good and do welloffer young adults the opportunity to do service work immediately after graduat
A way for college graduates to do good and do well
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
offer young adults the opportunity to do service work immediately after graduation, including AmeriCorps, City Year, the Peace Corps, and Teach for America. But ServiceCorps claims to be the first and only national service program to guarantee... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Twin Cities universities offer Peace Corps preparatory programBLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Two Twin Cities universities are teaming up to prepare stu
Twin Cities universities offer Peace Corps preparatory program
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 18 days ago
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Two Twin Cities universities are teaming up to prepare students for work in the Peace Corps. Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan Universities are now offering the Peace Corps Prep certificate program. It draws on classes... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 10open eyes to voluntary service Thank you for the thoughtful article you ran on
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 10
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
open eyes to voluntary service Thank you for the thoughtful article you ran on Aug. 29 on my husband’s and my impending Peace Corps service in Guatemala. We are excited to begin this new adventure and will work hard to represent our nation... Read more
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