Peace Corps Volunteers

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School For International Training - History
... SIT filled a need of returned Peace Corps volunteers by offering a graduate degree in International Development ... These early Peace Corps volunteers took lessons in foreign languages with materials and teachers from the language training from their service, and The School for ... By 1968, the small but increasing number of returned Peace Corps volunteers were requesting a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, a new speciality ...
Philip Goldberg - Ambassador To Bolivia - Peace Corps "spying" Incident in Bolivia
... In February 2008, ABC News reported that thirty Peace Corps volunteers had been asked "to basically spy" on Cubans and Venezuelans in Bolivia by US Embassy Security Officer Vincent ... Peace Corps Deputy Director for Bolivia Doreen Salazar was present at the meeting and asserts that not only did she protest to the embassy later, but that on the spot Peace ... Embassy in La Paz acknowledged that the volunteers had received "incorrect information", indicating that "As soon as this was brought to our attention, appropriate measures were ...
Joseph Blatchford - Action Director - Budget Crisis At The Peace Corps
... Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman in her book All You Need is Love The Peace Corps and the Spirit of the 1960s says that Nixon had decided to dismantle the Peace Corps ... Bob Haldeman to get Bryce Harlow on the job of getting the Peace Corps "chopped per the president's instructions" adding that "this has to be done and has ... Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had cut the number of Peace Corps volunteers from 9,000 to 5,800 and reduced the Peace Corps' budget from $90 million to $60 million ...

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    Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    As we meet here at Camp David we ask people of all faiths to pray with us that peace and justice may result from these deliberations.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)

    Many a woman shudders ... at the terrible eclipse of those intellectual powers which in early life seemed prophetic of usefulness and happiness, hence the army of martyrs among our married and unmarried women who, not having cultivated a taste for science, art or literature, form a corps of nervous patients who make fortunes for agreeable physicians ...
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)