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  • Posted by Congressman Tom Petri on April 8, 2011 at 11:39 AM

    Congressman Tom Petri, who served in the Peace Corps in Somalia and currently represents the 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin, shares his story of the lessons he learned while serving in the Peace Corps.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, blogs about the new White House series, “Champions of Change: Winning the Future Across America.”



  • Posted by Aaron S. Williams on April 1, 2011 at 8:03 PM

    Aaron S. Williams, Director of the Peace Corps and former Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic, reflects on the importance of community service and the impact Peace Corps has had in communities around the world.



  • Posted by Congressman Mike Honda on March 31, 2011 at 6:09 PM

    Congressman Mike Honda, who served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador and currently represents the 15th Congressional District of California, shares the lessons he learned from his time in the Peace Corps.



  • Posted by Christina Markle on March 30, 2011 at 5:59 PM

    Christina Markle, former part-time AmeriCorps Bonner Leader and a current John Gardner fellow from UC Berkeley at the Corporation for National and Community Service, talks about the inspirational life of Cesar Chavez and the legacy of service he left behind.



  • Posted by Jon Carson on March 29, 2011 at 3:07 PM

    Jon Carson, former Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, illustrates the power of service and the importance of working with, not for, a community.



  • Posted by C.D. Glin on March 29, 2011 at 2:53 PM

    C.D. Glin, a former Peace Corps Volunteer and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships with Peace Corps, explains his experience as one of the first Peace Corps Volunteers in South Africa.



  • Posted by Congressman John Garamendi on March 28, 2011 at 3:56 PM

    Congressman John Garamendi, a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia and representative of the 10th Congressional District in California, shares his story of service and the how it has shaped decisions he has made through his career in public service.



  • Posted by Congressman Sam Farr on March 28, 2011 at 1:24 PM

    Congressman Sam Farr, a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia and representative of the 17th Congressional District of California, reflects on his Peace Corps service and the lessons he learned that have guided his public service career.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explores the holistic and collaborative veterns service organization, the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.