1. RPCVs, HQ staff, and friends needed to carry host country flags at the annual Capital Pride Parade, June 11
Marchers needed! Join us in marching in the Pride parade and carrying a country flag. There's only one for each country, so first come, first served. If you have a particular flag you would like to carry, please emailSpectrum@peacecorps.gov with your name, phone number and preferred country.
Please RSVP to Spectrum@peacecorps.gov by Wednesday, June 8 if you want to request a particular flag. If you aren’t an RPCV, you are more than welcome to march and carry a flag. Just email your preference.
Note: We are limited to 90 walkers on the route, first come, first serve. Line up between 3-4p.m. Saturday, June 11; parade steps off at 4:30 p.m. at P and 22nd streets. Details about when/where to meet will be sent when you RSVP.
2. Here is the route of the parade through Dupont Circle and ending at 14th and R streets:
3. Help make magic happen! If you don’t know “Make Magic Happen” is the theme of this year’s Capital Pride – since education is central to the work of the Peace Corps, our contingent theme is “The Magic School Bus” complete with a Ms. Frizzle! If you are coming to walk with us, come as you are or come representing your country of service!
4. Volunteers needed to staff the Peace Corps booth at the Festival
Capital Pride Festival, Sunday, June 12, 12-7 p.m., Pennsylvania Avenue – Carlos Rojas, diversity recruiter at HQ, will be there and would love to have a few people to keep him company and talk about their Peace Corps experiences – email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in helping out for a shift.