Friends of Morocco

Friends of Morocco (FOM), active since 1988, is an organization of Americans, mostly returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs), with experience in Morocco, Moroccan-Americans and Moroccans in America united with an interest in promoting educational, cultural, charitable, social, literary and scientific exchange between Morocco and the United States of America.

FOM seeks to:

  • unite Americans with Morocco experience, Moroccan-Americans and Moroccans in America;
  • improve the awareness of Americans regarding the culture, needs and achievements of Moroccan peoples; 
  • keep members and others current on events in Morocco; 
  • organize and implement development education and outreach activities;
  • support projects of the U.S. Peace Corps and private charitable organizations in Morocco; 
  • fund and support scholarship on Morocco and Moroccans.

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  • Tim Resch
    commented 2016-06-29 12:19:01 -0400
    Concurrent with the NPCA Peace Corps Connect Conference in September, Friends of Morocco will host at least three parallel and independent events.


    Friends of Morocco update: Overview of Friends of Morocco status, activities, plans and linkages.
    Location: George Washington University Marvin Center Washington, DC Room TBD
    Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Cost: FREE

    Reception honoring Ellen Paquette, Peace Corps/Morocco Director
    6/1993 to 6/1997 and 5/2013 to 12/2015 and other service to Peace Corps
    Location: Marrakech Restaurant DC Moroccan Mediterranean Restaurant 2147 P Street NW Washington, DC 20037 (Near DuPont Circle metro station)
    Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
    Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Cost: $40.00 MAKE RESERVATION NOW Friends of Morocco Potluck Picnic

    Location: Near end point of NPCA Walk for Peace downtown Washington, DC
    Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Cost: FREE other than your food contributions
  • Rpcv Washington
    published this page in Country Group Directory 2014-08-11 17:29:35 -0400