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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Meet our new Board of Directors!

January 24, 2020 Our group has been executing on a multi-year plan to professionalize governance of the NYCPCA. In December we had our first board elections and have added seven new directors to serve in...

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NYC RPCV Spring Mixer

July 6, 2019 On May 30, 2019, at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, the Peace Corps and NYC Peace Corps Association sponsored the Spring Mixer, the first of a series of networking events...

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Art Show Receives NPCA Award

June 21, 2019 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...

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Submit an Event!

March 21, 2019 Have a great idea for an event you’d like to host? Let us know how we can help! The New York City Peace Corps Association supports fellow RPCVs and those who share Peace Corps values...

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