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We have 3 official events and 4 member-led events coming up

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  • Join RPCV/W as we team up with the Peace Corps’ Returned Volunteer Services Division to present a panel of RPCV Women in Leadership positions sharing their experiences in the private, public, non-for-profit, and entrepreneurial sectors followed by a Q & A. This is an open event as long as your register on the RPCV/W website by 6/5; bring a friend.

    Meet the Panelists:

    • Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, Dept. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, State Department
    • Jody Olson, Professor, University of Maryland
    • Rahama Wright, Founder, Shea Yeleen International, Inc.
    • Lee Lacy, CEO, Lee Lacy Consulting

    There will be a Mentoring Happy Hour at the Black Rooster pub following this event.

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/06/2017 17:30:00 06/06/2017 19:30:00 America/New_York RPCV Women in Leadership Career Panel Check http://www.rpcvw.org/rpcv_women_in_leadership_career_panel for the latest info. 1111 20th St NW, Shriver Hall, Washington, DC 20526, United States Chad Ryerson profdev@rpcvw.org share
  • Saturday, June 10 - 04:30 PM

    22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC

    Interested in carrying your country's flag in this year's Capital Pride Parade?

    Complete this form to let Peace Corps know https://goo.gl/forms/niRnwMiNhZM5IEUx1

    This is open to all RPCVs, HQ staff, and their friends and families. Join us in marching in the Pride parade and carry your host country’s flag. We only have one flag per country, so they are first come first serve. Non-RPCV friends and family are more than welcome to join in the parade with us and carry a flag as well. Information regarding where and when to meet will be emailed out the week before the parade. If interested, please complete the form above by June 6 to let us know you’re coming.  

    Also, share your story!

    This year’s theme for Pride is “Unapologetically Proud” so Peace Corps is asking RPCVs to share moments of pride from their service. Meet your partner in service? Start a Peace Corps family? Change someone’s life for the better? We want to know!

    Stories and photos will be used to create a month-long display in the lobby here at HQ.

    Please submit your stories and photos by May 26th to Justin at jmaridabletabor@peacecorps.gov

    More about the Parade

    Join tens of thousands of people to watch the Capital Pride Parade in the Nation’s Capital, one of Washington, DC’s, favorite parades! The Parade travels 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street and ends in the Logan Circle neighborhood. The Parade will include more than 180 contingents–floats, vehicles, walkers, entertainment–consisting of local businesses, Capital Pride Heroes and Engendered Spirit awardees, politicians, community groups, drag queens, dogs, and much more.

    The annual Pride Parade will step off on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm from 22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC. The Pride Parade travels 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street, passes by the Logan Circle neighborhood and ends along the revitalized 14th Street corridor at S Street.

    The review stand is located at 15th and P Streets, NW; another announcement stand is just east of Dupont Circle on New Hampshire Avenue. A sign language interpreter will be available at the 15th and P Streets review stand.

      Add to Calendar 06/10/2017 16:30:00 06/10/2017 19:30:00 America/New_York Capital Pride Parade Check http://www.rpcvw.org/peace_corps_pride_march for the latest info. Justin T. Maridable-Tabor jmaridabletabor@peacecorps.gov
  • Join us for Peace Corps Night at DC United against Atlanta United! Come to our pregame happy hour at Trustys or carry a flag in the pregame parade of nations. Buy your tickets here.

    Participate in Peace Corps’ Parade of Nations at the game by carrying a flag from a country where Peace Corps has served. Sign up to be a flag bearer.

    Wear your host country’s team jersey and help celebrate the Peace Corps and the Third Goal! Additional details at the official registration page here, and visit the Office of the Third Goal & Returned Volunteer Services resource page for all your Peace Corps outreach needs!

    Pregame Happy Hour
    5-7:30 pm at Trusty's
    1420 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
    (short walk to RFK Stadium, special thanks to RPCV/W Member Tiffany Grimes for organizing!)

    Remember to buy your game tickets here! 

    Office of the Third Goal & Returned Volunteer Services

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/21/2017 17:00:00 06/21/2017 21:00:00 America/New_York Peace Corps Night at DC United and Pre-Game Happy Hour Check http://www.rpcvw.org/pcdc2017 for the latest info. 1420 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States Chris Robinson president@rpcvw.org share

Member-Led Events

There are 4 Member-Led events coming up


We encourage our members to lead their own gatherings and share interesting events around town.

  • Thursday, June 01 - 06:30 PM

    The Board of Directors meet each month to conduct business. Following adjournment, visitors ma... read more

      Add to Calendar 06/01/2017 18:30:00 06/01/2017 21:30:00 America/New_York RPCV/W Monthly Board of Directors Meeting Check http://www.rpcvw.org/board_meeting_20170601 for the latest info. 641 S Street NW, Washington , DC 20001, United States Chris Robinson president@rpcvw.org
  • Co-partners of Campesinas is a small, all-volunteer organization that works with women and you... read more

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/01/2017 18:30:00 06/01/2017 21:00:00 America/New_York Board Meeting of Co-partners of Campesinas--Volunteers Needed Check http://www.rpcvw.org/archerheinzen/board_meeting_of_co_partners_of_campesinas_volunteers_needed for the latest info. 901 Second St, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States Archer Heinzen heinzen@verizon.net share
  • Thursday, June 01 - 07:30 PM
    Ticket required

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    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/01/2017 19:30:00 06/01/2017 21:30:00 America/New_York Grassroots Comedy DC Presents: Comedy Benefit for Atlas Corps Check http://www.rpcvw.org/xhoi/grassroots_comedy_dc_presents_comedy_benefit_for_atlas_corps for the latest info. 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037, United States Joe O'Connor or Chris Blackwood grassrootscomedydc@gmail.com share
  • Saturday, June 17 - 06:00 PM
    Ticket required

    The entire Fijian and Peace Corps Fiji communities are invited to come together to celebrate S... read more

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/17/2017 18:00:00 06/17/2017 21:00:00 America/New_York Friends of Fiji 2017 Gala Check http://www.rpcvw.org/jaysztuk/_friends_of_fiji_2017_gala for the latest info. 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203, United States Jay Sztuk j3sztuk@gmail.com share

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