Posts Tagged: Peace

Daily Dose: Peace Corps Now More Protected Against Sexual Assault

An article in the Washington Post reported yesterday that Obama signed the Kate Puzey Volunteer Protection Act of 2011, which protects Peace Corps volunteers who report wrongdoings, requires volunteers to go through a more rigorous training on sexual assault, and improves advocacy for sexual assault victims. This legislation resulted from a public campaign in memory… Read more »

Peace Corps Holds a “Football-style Rally for the CFC

The Peace Corps held their 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kickoff today before a raucous crowd in their Shriver Hall. Employees dressed as cheerleaders led cheers of “C-F-C!” while others held pro-CFC signs and banners to express their support for this year’s fund drive which they’ve named the “Bring it Home” campaign. “Why should the… Read more »