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A self-employed event planner, he had just finished a Peace Corps stint that provided health benefits, but he was still more than a year away from starting a graduate program that would provide coverage through his university.He Bought Health Insurance for Emergencies. Then He Fell Into a $33,601 Trap.|by Jenny Deam|May 8, 2021|ProPublica
A former Peace Corps volunteer, Patterson had spent much of her career working on gender and health, but climate change just kept coming up.The Pandemic Remade Every Corner of Society. Now It's the Climate's Turn|Justin Worland|April 15, 2021|Time
Only two months later, in March 1961, Kennedy signed Executive Order 10924, making real his campaign promise to establish a national Peace Corps with the mission to promote world peace and friendship.
Sargent Shriver, Kennedy’s brother-in-law, took on the task of bringing the new Peace Corps to life.
Hastings, 59, a former Peace Corps volunteer, acknowledges that his approach is not designed to work at all companies, particularly “safety-critical” businesses like operators of nuclear power plants.Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Rejecting Brilliant Jerks, the Power of Big Vacations, and Spending $15 Billion on Content|Eben Shapiro|September 13, 2020|Time
Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
They called for peace, reconciliation, and the safe return of Father Gregorio.
The question is will we see regime changes in both Hamas and Israel that embrace a lasting peace?
But without any peace talks on the horizon, everyone is now left to their own devices.
At Christianity Today, Peter Chin claims Christians should preach peace instead of bogging down in the particulars of race.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Peace Corps
Cultural definitions for Peace Corps
An agency of the United States government that sends American volunteers to developing nations to help improve living standards and provide training. Created by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, under the auspices of the Department of State, the Peace Corps provides an opportunity to share American wealth, technology, and expertise. During the cold war it also served as a means for spreading American influence and values in the hope of preventing developing nations from allying themselves with the Soviet Union.