What Does $400 Million To The Peace Corps Really Mean? Rajeev Goyal Tells Us What
I think we have to view it as a victory, folks. It’s the highest single year dollar-increase in 49 years. In an actual and a symbolic sense, it can transform the Peace Corps. To help put it in perspective, it’s more than Peace Corps ever got in a single year since its founding, more than we got in the last seven years combined. Director Williams is doing a magnificent job already, and with this 18% increase, he can do a whole lot especially if they streamline operations. I feel very proud and pleased with what we did and what I learned personally from all of you. I had no experience in advocacy or lobbying and was thrown into this competitive environment. Yes, we all wish we got the House mark (or $10 or $20 million more), but we didn’t. Failure would be if we just stopped trying. This is nothing short of . . .Read More
Thanks so much for all of your hard work Rajeev.