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See America the Quirky in “American Stories” at Etherton Fresh from a Peace Corps tour in poverty-stricken Jamaica in the late sixties, photographer Bill Owens landed a newspaper job in Livermore, California. Fresh from a Peace Corps tour in poverty-stricken Jamaica in the late sixties, photographer Bill Owens
Tucson Weekly | Apr 11, 2019 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tucson, Arizona
2019 Rising Star: Chelsea Gaylord Chelsea Gaylord worked with entrepreneurs in Uganda through the Peace Corps before moving to Colorado Springs about a year and half ago. Uganda is a country the size of Oregon, but has a large population of almost 40 million people, she said. And 70, 80 p
Colorado Springs Business Journal | Apr 1, 2019 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sharing Snyders' Peace Corps experiences The Conversation Club met on March 12 at Cape May Campus Center with 23 members present. President Suzanne Madison encouraged members to read the book “Tribe” by Sebastian Junger. Joy Brubaker will lead a discussion of this book at the April 9
Wilmington News Journal | Mar 22, 2019 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wilmington, Ohio
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University of Colorado ranks No. 8 for number of Peace Corps volunteers in 2019 The University of Colorado ranked No. 8 in the top 10 Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools for 2019.
Boulder Daily Camera | Mar 22, 2019 02:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boulder, Colorado
JMU among top schools supplying Peace Corps Volunteers Peace Corps announced Wednesday that James Madison University ranked No. 20 among large schools on the agencys list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. Augusta Free Press - Virginia News, Sports, Weather, Arts, Events, Politics
Augusta Free Press | Mar 21, 2019 10:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Virginia
Dead billionaires and a tech Peace Corps? Lawmakers float ideas to fix Congress House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer kicked off the first hearing of the new Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress with a plea for a return of something from the past: earmarks. The Maryland Democrat was the first among 30 lawmakers who offere
Roll Call | Mar 12, 2019 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PSBJ Interview: Polyclinic CEO Lloyd David believes "most people can do more than they realize The Polyclinic CEO crafted his leadership approach while in the Peace Corps.
bizjournals.com | Mar 12, 2019 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Former Peace Corps volunteer continues to serve We all have our own picture of what life looks like every day, whats ordinary and whats not. The same can be said for people all over the world, but their pictures might look quite a bit different t
Kerrville Daily Times | Feb 12, 2019 2:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Kerrville, Texas
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Meet Grayson County's new ag extension agent Marshall Tolleson has experience as a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Africahelping train local farmers.
KTEN.com | Jan 29, 2019 10:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Denison, Texas
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Harris Wofford, Ex-Senator Who Pushed Volunteerism, Dies at 92 A Pennsylvania lawyer, he was instrumental in the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, advised Martin Luther King Jr. and headed two colleges.
New York Times | Jan 22, 2019 6:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend