RPCVLA Summer 2014 Newsletter

  Message from RPCVLA President Tai Sunnanon Country Spotlight: Ukraine Myrcia Makuch—Guyana 2007–2009 (Ukrainian-American) Katherine Guevara—Ukraine 2005–2007 (teacher trainer in Donetsk) 10 Things You Don’t Know About Ukrainians By Myrcia Makuch and Alla Dziuma 1. Ukrainians are very gracious hosts. 2. Ukrainians are superstitious. They were pagans before they became Christians. 3. Ukrainians think drafts and the cold […]

June 2014 TGIS Burger Continental

May 2014 PC LA Panel and Sendoff

April 2014 TGIS Potluck Picnic at Griffith Park

March 2014 Peace Corps Extravaganza

Looking forward to another great year!

We had a terrific turnout for our annual meeting last weekend. We had members and nonmembers come and learn about the board’s work, share ideas, meet RPCVs and hold elections for this upcoming year’s board. We have some new faces and some returning ones, and we are all looking forward to another great year together.

January 2014 Mentoring Social

2014 Annual Meeting

Attend the RPCVLA Annual Meeting Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 10am-12pm The Annual General Meeting serves two purposes: (1) We encourage everyone—members and nonmembers—to come learn about our work and share ideas; It’s also a good opportunity to get involved on special committees and special projects; and of course, to meet fellow RPCVs. (2) We will be […]

Model UN Camp Yamanaka Update

Model UN Camp Yamanaka Update

We’ve got pictures and a synopsis of the Model UN Camp we funded this past summer! Camp Model United Nations Ukrainian Organization: National Organization of Ukrainian Scouts – Odessa Description: Directed by Julie Daniels, Natalie Gmitro and Lukas Henke. The first ever Peace Corps MUN in Ukraine and first time to merge the summer camp […]