NYC Pride Week

Information for people interested in attending is below. Some events need volunteers to help out with preparation. If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Duvale Riley (driley@peacecorps.gov).

Pride Events:

Friday June 28, 6:00pm-7:30pm – Peace Corps Panel: The LGBTQ+ Experience
The LGBTQ Community Center, Rm 310, 208 W 13th St New York, NY 10011

Saturday June 29, 4:00pm-7:00pm – The Center’s Open House: Peace Corps table/booth
The LGBTQ Community Center, 208 W 13th St New York, NY 10011
Volunteers needed for these time slots 5:00pm-6:00pm, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Sunday June 30, 8:00am-6:00pm – Pride Fest: Peace Corps table/booth
4th Avenue between Union Square and Astor Place
Volunteers needed for these time slots – 10:00am-12 noon, 12 noon – 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Breakdown

Sunday June 30, 11:00am – Pride March: Contingent
26th St & 5th Ave

Wham Bam Story Slam

You ready for this! Our Peace Corps Story Slam is a time each year to come together to share the heartwarming, oddly touching and definitely too inappropriate to share in polite conversation stories that we all have from our two years as a volunteer. Want to throw down? Check out our “Pro Tips” here.


Art Show Receives NPCA Award

Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen and NYC Peace Corps Association President Sarah Porter

We are thrilled to announce that “Peace Corps Creates…Art By Returned Volunteers,” has been honored by the National Peace Corps Association with the 2019 Loret Miller Ruppe Award for Outstanding Community Service.


Peace Corps Stories: The Unofficial Podcast

Listen to the first “unofficial” Peace Corps podcast!

Same Group. New Name. Introducing the New York City Peace Corps Association

RPCV-NYC is now the New York City Peace Corps Association. While our name has changed, our mission remains the same, to serve as a professional and social resource for the returned Peace Corps Volunteer network in the New York City area. This includes organizing social and cultural events, volunteer opportunities, and professional development activities in support of Peace Corps values.

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