The Peace Corps sends American volunteers to nations across the globe to aid in development, health and education efforts and to increase understanding of America by other peoples, as well as educate the volunteers about the peoples of the world. It was established in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy.Web site »
Reuters/Ranu Abhelakh - Peace Corps volunteer Allisa Kispersky (L) assists native women's organization Maipafolo with their bookkeeping in the Maroon village of Nieuw Aurora, whose inhabitants are descendants of slaves, along the upper Suriname River in district Sipaliwini, September 26, 2012.
Sustainable development needs organized volunteers
September 30, 2015, Lex Rieffel
Last week, world leaders agreed on an ambitious set of Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Lex Rieffel shows how volunteers can play a crucial role in implementing and achieving these goals.
Interview | NPR
September 10, 2012, Robert Kagan
September 21, 2011, David L. Caprara
January 20, 2011, David L. Caprara
June 2009, David L. Caprara, Kevin F. F. Quigley and Lex Rieffel
February 19, 2009, David L. Caprara
Article | World View, Volume 21, Number 3
Fall 2008, Lex Rieffel
September 2008, Kevin F. F. Quigley and Lex Rieffel
Paper | Brookings Institution
March 2007, David L. Caprara, Harris Wofford and John Bridgeland
Opinion | washingtonpost.com
January 7, 2007, David L. Caprara
June 2006, Lex Rieffel and Sarah Zalud
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