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Obama Peace Corps

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.

Rep. Lowey Decides the Future of the Peace Corps

Rajeev Goyal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rajeev Goyal

Starved for resources, the Peace Corps is a remnant of its once vibrant presence across the world. But on the eve of its 50th anniversary, there is a special opportunity to revive and strengthen it.

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?

A Letter to Rep. Lowey on the Importance of the Peace Corps Vote

Peter Yarrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Yarrow

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.

The Tragedy of the Peace Corps

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

At what should be the most promising moment for the organization in decades, the Peace Corps is at its most dangerous moment in its history.

Obama's First Betrayal?

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Has he turned away from his most exalted ideals in an act of such spiritual malfeasance that it will condemn his administration?