Upcoming Virtual Events: June 2020

May 20, 2020 Sunday, June 28: Know Your Rights Workshop Please join the board and fellow NYCPCA members for a training session focused on understanding your rights when stopped by the police. This...

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Upcoming Virtual Events: May 2020 (updated)

May 5, 2020 EVENT RECAP: Peace Corps Trivia Night! Thanks to everyone who came out for our first ever virtual Trivia Night! Congrats to Cynthia, Curtis, Scott and Marissa (Team Racism Is Alive) for...

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Upcoming Virtual Events: April 2020

April 19, 2020 The NYCPCA is hosting two virtual social events before the end of the month to bring RPCVs together for some lighthearted fun. See our Events page for details. Thursday, 4/23: Language...

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Replay: Caring for Your Mental & Emotional Health as an Evacuee

April 13, 2020 The NYCPCA and NPCA hosted a virtual info session for recent evacuees to help them manage the complex emotions associated with unexpected evacuation. This was Part 1 of our webinar series...

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Halfway There: A Covid-19 Evacuation Story

April 10, 2020 "Despite all that is happening in the world right now, Peace Corps has properly prepared me for boredom & isolation- though this time I have electricity, wifi and cable."...

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Volunteer to help seniors during COVID-19

April 2, 2020 Looking to expand your community service? Form a phone connection with an older adult and let them know you care.   DOROT (the Hebrew word for “generations”) is providing a vital...

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Share your evacuation story!

March 24, 2020 If you have an evacuation story you’d like to share, fill out our form at bit.ly/evacuation2020. We’ll choose the best ones to publish on our Blog or Podcast!...

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A Peace Corps Evacuation, 17 Years Later

March 24, 2020 It was 17 years ago that Peace Corps Morocco evacuated all of its volunteers, putting NYC PCA Secretary Greg Emerson on an unexpected charter flight to a destination kept secret from even...

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Staying safe and healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic

March 16, 2020 Hello NYPCA members! We hope you are staying safe and healthy during this Coronavirus pandemic, wherever you are spending it. To the current, recently returning evacuees, thank you for your...

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U.S. Refugee Resettlement program and the IRC

February 19, 2020 The US Refugee Resettlement Program looks different today than it did just three years ago. Recent Presidential Executive Orders, litigation, and congressional action have affected the US...

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