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Events

We have 4 official events and 1 member-led event coming up

Hike & Break

Sunday, October 17 at 10:00 AM Cleveland Park Metro (Target Side)

Join a group of RPCVs for a 2.5-mile stroll around the Cleveland Park trail area, ending at Cracked Eggery! 

Participants will meet at the Cleveland Park Metro stop (target side), walk the Melvin Hazen Trail, a portion of the Rock Creek Trail, the Kingly Valley Trail, and will pass the Tregaron Conservancy. The stroll will end at the 

Due to COVID-19 precautions, participants must be fully vaccinated. 

Questions? Email S[email protected]/W.org

*Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, RPCV/W will host three types of events: events open to all participants, events open to fully vaccinated participants, and virtual events, in addition to abiding by CDC recommendations and guidelines. 

If you are not vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we welcome you to continue to attend our virtual events. RPCV/W aims to create an inclusive space for all RPCVs. If you feel like we are not living up to that standard, please connect with us through [email protected]

Oct 17
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October Happy Hour

Wednesday, October 20 at 07:00 PM Continental Pool Lounge

Join RPCVs for a Happy Hour! This event is open to fully vaccinated participants. Masks are required when not actively eating or drinking. 

*Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, RPCV/W will host three types of events: events open to all participants, events open to fully vaccinated participants, and virtual events, in addition to abiding by CDC recommendations and guidelines. 

If you are not vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we welcome you to continue to attend our virtual events. RPCV/W aims to create an inclusive space for all RPCVs. If you feel like we are not living up to that standard, please connect with us through [email protected]

Oct 20
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Peace Corps Moving Forward: A Series of Town Halls on Sex- and Gender-Based Violence (4 Parts)

Saturday, November 06 at 12:30 PM

In 2019, 1 out of every 3 Peace Corps Volunteers experienced sexual assault. Legislation like the Kate Puzey Act (2013) and the Farr/Castle Act (2018) were passed to protect volunteers, but we still have more work to do to ensure the safety of everyone who serves in the Peace Corps. Join RPCVs of Washington D.C. and Boston Area RPCVs starting Wednesday October 13 for a 4 part series of events on sex- and gender-based violence. These sessions will include a storytelling and community-building circle, a session specific to BIPOC RPCVs, and development of recommendations moving forward. Register below to receive one link for all four events. Please feel free to attend as many as you would like. The Zoom link will be provided by email and a calendar invite for each event.

Wednesday, October 13th, 8:30-10 PM EDT:
Storytelling and Community Building

Thursday, October 21st, 5:30-7 PM EDT:
BIPOC RPCVs

Wednesday, October 27th, 7:30-9 PM EDT:
Developing Demands

Saturday, November 6, 12:30-2 PM EDT:
Finalizing Demands

If you have any questions, or if you or someone you know would be interested in leading the session for BIPOC RPCVs please email [email protected]

REGISTER HERE

Nov 06
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No White Saviors + Returned Peace Corps Volunteers: Reflecting on the White Savior Complex and What it Means to Decolonize Partnerships

Wednesday, November 17 at 12:00 PM Zoom

No White Saviors (@nowhitesaviors) is dedicated to disrupting traditional power structures between the western world and the African continent. Join us on Nov 17, 2021 at 12pm ET for a virtual community conversation on the topic of the white savior industrial complex and how RPCVs can put decolonization into practice. Come ready to be uncomfortable, ask questions, and learn! Event will be recorded. Event sponsors include Friends of South Africa, Northern California Peace Corps Association, RPCV Alliance for Ukraine, RPCVs Addressing Racism+, Boston Area RPCVs, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington DC.

Register here 

Continue the conversation on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #noRPCVsaviors. All event registrants will receive the recording and we encourage RPCV Affiliate groups to continue these discussions.

Nov 17

Find Your Country Group

Country specific service groups are invited to post local events and add their contact information to our directory

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