Social gatherings, intercultural education, professional networking, and community service opportunities.


We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to local volunteerism.

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We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to volunteer service. Join us and share this page far and wide!

Upcoming Events

We have 3 official events and 1 member-led event coming up

View past events, post your own, or contact us to suggest an event
  • Are you looking to buy a home in 2019, but don’t know where to start? Are you worried that you don’t have enough saved for a down payment? Do you want to put together a plan to buy a home in the future? Please join us on Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 am for a free home-buying seminar.

    Presenters include Dina Paxenos, Realtor with RLAH and an RPCV who served in Senegal/Guinea; JD Teitelman, Mortgage Loan Officer of First Savings Mortgage and an RPCV/W member; and Brandon Shepard, Attorney of District Title, who will discuss the home buying process and answer all your questions.

    The event will cover:

    • Why You Need a Realtor
    • Market Conditions
    • The 7 Questions First Time Homebuyers Are Afraid to Ask
    • Low & No Down Payment Buying Programs
    • What is a Title Company & What Do They Do

    Please RSVP here. 

    A continental breakfast, mimosas, juice & coffee will be served.

    All those in attendance will be entered in a raffle to win prizes.

    Want to meet Dina or JD before the class or have a quick question? Feel free to email them at or

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 04/06/2019 10:00:00 04/06/2019 12:00:00 America/New_York RPCV/W Home-Buying Workshop Check for the latest info. 11 Dupont Cir NW, Washington , DC 20036, United States Frances Snelling share
  • Interested in a career in International Development? Join us for RPCV/W's first career panel of the year. Panelists working in the International Development sector will respond to questions from the moderator and the audience. Informal networking to follow the event. Panelist and organization information will be updated closer to the event date.  

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 17:30:00 04/09/2019 19:00:00 America/New_York International Development Career Panel Check for the latest info. Shriver Hall 1111 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036, United States Clarke Birrell share
  • Join us for a special Film & Lecture Series Program: The Peace Corps Today in Conversation with Director Jody Olsen on Friday, April 12th at 7 pm. SSTCi Executive Director Lisa Martin will join Director Olsen in a conversation about the Peace Corps today, how it has changed over the last 10, 20, 30 years and where is it headed. 


    This program is presented in partnership with Silver Spring Town Center. The program will begin with a Peace Corps-themed international potluck. Participants are asked to bring a favorite international dish. Beverages will be provided. Please RSVP to

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 04/12/2019 19:00:00 04/12/2019 22:00:00 America/New_York The Peace Corps Today-In Conversation with Director Jody Olsen Check for the latest info. 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States Carolina Buitrago share

Member-Led Events

There is one Member-Led event coming up

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

  • Tuesday, March 26 - 06:30 PM
    Ticket required

    Profs and Pints presents: Outsiders Wreak Havoc in Africa, with Elizabeth Schmidt, profe... read more

    RSVP   Add to Calendar 03/26/2019 18:30:00 03/26/2019 21:30:00 America/New_York Profs and Pints: Africa Check for the latest info. 1847 NW Columbia Rd, Washington , DC 20009, United States Kristen Thiel share

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Every two years, we officially sponsor a grassroots nonprofit that shares our goals and values. We call this program our Partnership for Peace. Our current Partner is Upwardly Global.

A Towering Task is a documentary in development, envisioning a New Era of Possibility for the Peace Corps by igniting engagement of past, present and future stakeholders and advocates for peace.

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