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 […]

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 […]

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

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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, […]