RPCV-NJ supports current Peace Corps Volunteers from New Jersey with Peace Corps Partnership projects.
Peace Corps Partnership projects supported in 2011-2012:
- “Images from the Peace Corps Experience–Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps”, an ever-changing exhibit of photos and paintings by RPCVs traveled to several venues, and were viewed by hundreds of people throughout 2011. Curated by Nancie Gunkleman.
- The NW group of RPCVs got together at a local restaurant in late February, 2011. Pictures and a short story about the event are at Peace Corps Connect.
- RPCVs spoke at Centenary College in late February.
- Read about RPCVs in Sussex County (from the New Jersey Herald) March 3, 2011.
- Read Sara’s blog about her experience in Azerbaijan. Sara shared her experiences at the 2011 Annual meeting.
- contributed toward funding 3 PCP projects organized by Peace Corps Volunteers from New Jersey
- contributed toward disaster relief in Haiti via OxFam
- contributed to IINJ