Archive - October 13, 2014

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The Sexual Assault Advisory Council Issues Third Annual Report -Not easy to find on Peace Corps Website
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John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-64) Featured on Examiner.com

The Sexual Assault Advisory Council Issues Third Annual Report -Not easy to find on Peace Corps Website

The Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011 established a Sexual Assault Advisory Council charged with the responsibility of reviewing Peace Corps’ compliance with that law and issuing an annual report. Peace Corps announced the first report in a press release. Since then, the report has been posted without notice. It is not listed on the Peace Corps Home page under Agency Links, nor Agency Documents, nor Safety and Security. It can be found only by those who know to put the correct heading, “Sexual Assault Advisory Council”, in the search box.  Here is the direct link to that important report: http://files.peacecorps.gov/multimedia/pdf/policies/PCAC_Annual_Report.pdf The law, itself, is the work of a brave and brilliant group of RPCV women, First Response Action. These women were victims, themselves, of sexual assault, during service as was current Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet. First Response Action organized to call attention to Peace Corps . . .

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John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-64) Featured on Examiner.com

John Coyne talks about the reissue of Child of Shadows October 11, 201411:32 AM MST Best-selling author of The Legacy and Hobgoblin, John Coyne talks about the reissue of Child of Shadows, his spine tingling suspense/horror novel, available now, via Harvest Moon Press. http://johncoynebooks.com/child-of-shadows/ Harvest Moon Press Mr. Coyne graciously took time to answer questions about Child of Shadows, his inspiration genre blending in fiction, and what scares him the most. Your novel, Child of Shadows has been reissued with Harvest Moon Press, have you reread it? Was there anything you would have rewritten/changed? Rereading it was a special pleasure as (believe it or not) I had forgotten much of the plot, the twists and turns of the story, so that for me, it was like reading a new book, discovering an old friend. What is the first sentence of Child of Shadows? Detective Nick Kardatzke stepped carefully through the sewage water, the filth and . . .

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