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New report highlights Peace Corps Volunteers role in shaping our world

According to a new report released today by Civic Enterprises and the National Peace Corps Association, in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, ninety-three percent of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers believe that the Peace Corps has improved the perceptions of the United States globally. Aaron Williams, director of the Peace Corps, stated “This is the most important research in our history and a gift to the nation.” The report, “A Call to Peace: Perspectives of Volunteers on the Peace Corps at 50” is based on a survey that reached 11,000 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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About Civic Enterprises
A public policy development firm that works to inform issues of importance to the nation. Created to enlist the private, public and nonprofit sectors to help address our Nation’s toughest problems, Civic Enterprises fashions new initiatives and strategies that achieve measurable results. For information about Civic Enterprises, please visit their website at www.civicenterprises.net

About The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA)
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., NPCA is the nation’s leading 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community through networking and mentoring to help guide former Volunteers through their continued service back home. It is also the longest-standing advocate on behalf of the Peace Corps and its values. To learn more, visit: www.peacecorpsconnect.org.

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