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.

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

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 […]

Storytelling Webinar

A message from our fellow AARPCV. Hey, y’all! The Atlanta Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (AARPCV) have organized a storytelling webinar entitled “Once Upon a Time in Peace Corps…” (see brief write-up from Peace Corps below), and we’d like for as many people as possible to join. It will be on February 4, 2014 at […]

Seeking a RPCV for WWS

Seeking a RPCV who served in Asia or Africa to give a 10-15 minute presentation about their service/experience at the Westwood Library at 6pm on Tuesday, 8/6 with another volunteer. If you are available and interested, please contact Alejandra Garcia at mgarcia2@peacecorps.gov. General info about WWS can be found at: http://wws.peacecorps.gov/wws/  

World Music Night at the Hollywood Bowl is Back!

A RPCVLA Summer Tradition is Back! World Music Night At The Hollywood Bowl with eclectic artists Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros! **Only 9 tix left!** RPCVs, Friends, and Family Welcome! ARTISTS: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros The Sun Ra Arkestra Oliver Mtukudzi ADDITIONAL INFO: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ carousing live shows […]

Los Angeles Peace Corps Send-Off Party

Hey RPCVLA, come to the Los Angeles Peace Corps Send-Off Party. Join Peace Corps applicants, staff, and returned volunteers as we celebrate those soon departing for assignments overseas. One of the year’s biggest Los Angeles Peace Corps events, this is a great opportunity to answer questions and share your stories, challenges, and rewarding moments from […]

RPCVLA Spring 2013 Newsletter

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Welcome to our Spring 2013 newsletter. We’ve got a lot going on including a new board, a new website and upcoming events. Don’t forget to renew your membership. Remember that you can click directly on email addresses or URLs that are on a single line. Download the current newsletter from here: http://www.rpcvla.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/RPCVLA-Newsletter-Spring-2013-v4.pdf  

Big Sunday

In anticipation of the opening of the Veterans Home of California’s 242-bed Skilled Nursing Unit, we are seeking volunteers to paint 4 serene murals along the soon-to-be busy residential corridors. Big Sunday volunteers will have the opportunity to create relevant themed murals, each above a bench, which can also serve as a point of reference […]