Bringing the World Home (the Peace Corps Third Goal)

"The logic of the Peace Corps is that someday we are going to bring it home to America." President John F. Kennedy, 1961 What makes Peace Corps service unusual (amongst many other things), is that service continues long after volunteers leave their host countries! I have written in previous posts about the goals of the Peace Corps that volunteers … Continue reading Bringing the World Home (the Peace Corps Third Goal)

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One Month Back

Today marks 1 month since Justin and I returned to America. In some ways I feel like we never even left the US and in other ways I am reminded daily of our 2 years spent away from it. It’s been a whirlwind for sure and I cannot believe that it’s been so long since … Continue reading One Month Back

Drew U. Visits Tiflet! [Guest Post]

GUEST POSTER: Justin When I was in college, my school had a pretty amazing program called the Drew International Seminar (DIS). Participants enrolled in a course at Drew focused on a particular issue related to a specific country (occasionally two countries). Then for three to four weeks after the semester ended, the students visited the … Continue reading Drew U. Visits Tiflet! [Guest Post]