RPCVLA Newsletter October 2013

*|MC:SUBJECT|* 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 […]

RPCVLA Summer 2014 Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* 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 […]

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

*|MC:SUBJECT|* 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. […]

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 […]