Rochelle Park dinner with NPCA – April 12

for North Jersey RPCVs

Ethnic Dining Get-Together
Saturday, April 12   5 PM
DD Thai Restaurant    (This is a BYOB restaurant)
184 West Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ  07662

Special Guest: Jonathan Pearson
from National Peace Corps Association

Convenient to I-80, GSP and Rt. 17
(Note: NOT to be confused with Roselle Park, NJ)
Street and off-street parking
RSVP to Barbara Kelly  973-291-8860

Sociology PhD Student Interested in RPCVs’ Opinions

We received the note below from a Brown University Sociology PhD student interested in RPCVs’ opinions. Contact information is included if you are interested in participating.

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Jersey Cares Day is Saturday May 3rd

Attention all NJ RPCVs!

This year’s Jersey Cares Day is Saturday, May 3rd.

Jersey Cares Day is a day of true partnership and community building as 2,500 volunteers from all over New Jersey unite for the common goal of revitalizing and beautifying communities in 16 New Jersey counties (Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.)

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Road trip! Goin’ to Nashville?

This year’s NPCA conference is in Nashville, TN.  Join RPCVs and guests on June 19-21, 2014 to meet new people, talk to RPCVs from your COS, and to learn more about opportunities for RPCVs.  Program schedule and registration information is at : http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/annual-gathering/nashville-2014/

Many thanks! Advocacy works!

Many thanks to Rowland (our Advocacy liaison) who encouraged us at the Annual Meeting to contact our Representatives to advocate for PC funding.  Through your efforts, a record 151 Representatives signed the Peace Corps funding bill; now a version of that bill is in the Senate.

http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/2014/04/action-alert-senate-peace-corps-funding-letter-circulating/

Give a call or send an email to your Senator today!