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EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

Creative Kindness

When I applied to the Peace Corps, I was given three options for assignments: China, Thailand, or a nebulous third choice, “do anything and go

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EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

India: Land of Contrasts

The body, base, handle, and spout of this pitcher were cast separately in brass and then assembled. From an engineering perspective, I am impressed by

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Many Faces of Peace Corps

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who identify as a member of a non-majority group in the USA talk about their unique Peace Corps experiences.

The Museum's Future

The future is bright! The Museum is actively exploring space options in Washington, D.C. close to the Peace Corps Park site at the foot of Capitol Hill. We imagine an experience wherein visitors explore interactive exhibits on peace education, foreign cultures, and the history of Peace Corps at the Museum paired with a park visit that fosters reflection and community. Join the Museum’s 40+ volunteers and hundreds of supporters in bringing this vision to life.

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