March 2013 TGIS Don Day

March 2013 The Standard in DTLA

February 2013 TGIF Merkato Ethiopian Restaurant

Maleme Niani Library

Country: Senegal Volunteer: Nicolette Ulrich and Josh Proffitt Grant Amount: $500 After meeting with community members for 6 months, Nicolette and Josh are helping the village of Maleme Niani to build a community library. Learners of all ages will have access to books, computers and other resources obtained from the Mayor’s Office, through donations from […]

The Young Men’s Leadership Project

Country: Macedonia Volunteer: Randy’s cousin and another PCV Grant Amount: $300 The Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) is a year-long program designed to develop and engage young men of Macedonia and help mold them into the future leaders of tomorrow. The Yamanaka Fund grant supported YMLP’s Summer Leadership Camp that took place June 28 – […]

English Multimedia Resource Center

Country: Ukraine Volunteer: Adam Nicotera Grant Amount: $300 Equipment and supplies were purchased – including English textbooks and dictionaries, a computer, a projector, a screen, a whiteboard, a speaker system – to expand services at a secondary school’s multimedia resource center in Dolynska. The project aims to prepare 11th grade students for college courses, to […]

RPCVLA Care Package Project to Send Cheer and Chocolate to Currently Serving Volunteers

Care Package Project

RPCVLA has embarked on a new project to send a little love to currently-serving volunteers around the globe.  The RPCVLA Package Project aims to send a well-timed package to PCVs who may be at a frustrating point in their service, or perhaps are simply struggling with a serious craving for peanut butter cups, Cheez-its, or […]

December 2012 Holiday Party

NPCA’s Kevin Quigley and Anne Baker Reflect on the History and Discuss the Future of Peace Corps at 2012 International Dinner

NPCA President Kevin Quigley

This year’s presidential candidates may have limited their stops in California to high-donor fundraisers, but NPCA President Kevin Quigley made sure to visit the Los Angeles area as he said farewell to NPCA.  On September 29, 2012, RPCVLA members from across the Los Angeles area had the privilege to meet with outgoing NPCA President Kevin […]

Third Goal EXPO: Building Global Communities

Compass

Your hosts – National Peace Corps Association, Peace Corps, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Los Angeles ‘Bringing the World Back Home’, Peace Corps’ 3rd Goal, is just what occurred on Saturday, September 29th, in Pasadena.  Approximately 150 friends of the Peace Corps met on the campus of Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, including potential applicants, […]