Dinner Results + Appreciations

Thank you to everyone who made the 2014 Annual Potluck Dinner a success! Not only was the dinner a lot of fun, but it helped raise funds for RPCVLA’s goals of: Supporting Peace Corps volunteers currently in the field (via Care Package Project / Yamanaka Fund) Building an active team of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers […]

2014 Dinner Program

2014 Dinner Program

RPCVLA’s Annual International Dinner! When: Saturday, November 8th. Cocktails start at 5pm, dinner is at 6pm. Where: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church 301 North Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103 Cost: $10 for RPCVLA members, $20 for Non-members. *Please bring CASH to expedite registration!  Note: If you are worried about the cost of the dinner, please contact […]

RPCVLA Newsletter Summer 2013

      All you need to know about RPCVLA happenings past and present! View this email in your browser Share Share Forward to Friend August 2013   Summer is almost over, but things are just getting warmed up at RPCVLA! RPCVLA has been holding many social events this summer: from TGIS, Theater Al Fresco […]

RPCVLA Newsletter October 2013

All you need to know about RPCVLA happenings past and present! View this email in your browser Share Share Forward to Friend October 2013 Bringing Service Back Home If there’s something we’re passionate about it’s service. We may have our own reasons for why we joined the Peace Corps, but the thread that binds us […]

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 […]

RPCVLA Fall 2014 Newsletter

      RPCVLA NEWS October is Membership Month! Have you renewed your RPCVLA and/or NPCA memberships?  Coming to the International Dinner and not a RPCVLA member yet? Join now for 15$ and save 10$ on your dinner ticket! International Food & Dress at the Annual International Dinner on Nov 8 Please bring a dish from your host (or any) country to share that […]

RPCVLA featured on NPCA

We’re the NPCA featured group of September. Check out the post!

RPCVLA with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet


RPCVLA board members met with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet during her visit to CSULB. The Director and RPCVLA members discussed public service, current and future changes at Peace Corps, and further collaboration between Peace Corps and RPCVLA.

RPCVLA Summer 2014 Newsletter

RPCVLA FUN RPCVLA NEWS With Fall approaching comes natural changes. We’ve seen members of our Board transition and head out-of-state for graduate school, for instance. As we bid farewell to our fearless Board members, Alison Thieme, Events Coordinator and Dina Navar, Co-Vice President, we thank them (ever so profusely) for making this Board better and stronger. Fall […]

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.