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Aaron Williams

The Value of Service

James Goldgeier | Posted 04.13.2013 | College
James Goldgeier

In his 2011 School of International Service commencement address, then-Peace Corps director Aaron Williams noted that "service is not a moment, it's a mindset." For Peace Corps and other service volunteers, the years spent in formal service are just the beginning.

Teen Dies After Setting Himself On Fire At High School

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina high school student doused himself in flammable liquid and set himself on fire, killin...

The Third Goal Is Our First Goal

Kevin F. F. Quigley | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics
Kevin F. F. Quigley

Without a much more robust effort to 'bring the world back home', I fear that the recent increases in funding that the Peace Corps has received and is projected to continue to receive will not be forthcoming.

What Happened to the Promise of 16,000 Peace Corps Volunteers by 2011?

Rajeev Goyal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rajeev Goyal

At a time when the job market is difficult and people are struggling to find jobs or even internships or volunteer opportunities, why is the Peace Corps now half the size it was in 1966?