American University's Peace Corps Collection

Erik Lang (Guatemala 1987-90) is an attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He works in the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices.  Erik is also a Screener for AFI Docs, a documentary film festival in Washington DC that is held every year in June. His blog is  Worthy Mouse Clicks.

Erik was nice enough to send me a heads up on this link to the Amrican University Peace Corps collection. He wrote me: I made the video above about the Peace Corps Archive at a recent history event organized by Jesse Bailey who is the Historian of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington (RPCV/W).  He moderated a panel discussion about the history of RPCV/W.  The participants were all former board members of RPCV/W.  There were even many audience members who were very steeped in the history of the Peace Corps.  The event lasted more than 2 hours.  Here is a teaser:

As Erik also writes: Please consider donating letters, diaries, and/or other items to the Peace Corps Archive at American University.


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