Peace Corps provides a strong return on the dollar. Congress should continue to invest in it and shore up the volunteer number as Rep. Lowey has done today.
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Sen. Leahy detailed how, during the Bush years, the Peace Corps had arrogantly ignored his repeated requests for information. I told him it was a new administration and a new time, but that didn't seem to matter.
Whatever programs lose their priority due to the current fiscal downturn/crisis, the Peace Corps simply must, be prioritized and fully funded. It's our most powerful message to the world.
Washington, DC--Today Queen Rania of Jordan joined other leading education advocates Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Counselor to the Secretary of the Tr...
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