Archive - April 6, 2016

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HuffPost publishes essay by Betsy Small Campbell (Sierra Leone)
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Peace Corps announces online panel with RPCVs about “How Faith Interacts with Service”

HuffPost publishes essay by Betsy Small Campbell (Sierra Leone)

Huffington Post has published If You Plant Rice, You Get Rice by Betsy Small Campbell (Sierra Leone 1984–87) — an essay about her country of service, the diamond war, and the children of war. She is currently working on a book about her time in the Peace Corps called Before, Before.

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Peace Corps announces online panel with RPCVs about “How Faith Interacts with Service”

Peace Corps is going to host an online panel of RPCVs who will discuss how their faith influenced their service. It is necessary to register to “join the session.”  I have copied the announcement, here.  If you wish to register,  go to the Peace Corps web page at: http://www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer/learn/meet/events/25119/   Here is the announcement: “Religion Abroad – How Faith Interacts with Service Online Date 04/08/2016 Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Pacific) Description How does faith interact with Peace Corps service? Peace Corps service involves community integration and cultural exchange. How does faith fit in? Join us for this special online panel event as Returned Peace Corps Volunteers discuss the ways their religious backgrounds shaped their time abroad. Registration is necessary to join this session.  Please register here to attend. About the Peace Corps: Read more or watch a video about what it’s like to be a Volunteer including what Volunteers do, . . .

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