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Fall 2023


Can National Service Help Heal America?


Featured Stories


Call of Duty: Can National Service Help Heal America?

Despite broad support for volunteering and a successful track record, national service programs have not been able to close the gap between supply and demand. Is this a missed opportunity to help heal a fractured country? 

By Greg Emerson




The Three Amigos

NPCA's board chair and two of his fellow RPCV's embark on a self-styled diplomatic mission to Cuba.

By John Lee Evans






Make America a Better Place by Leaving It

The domestic dividend of the Peace Corps can be had for the cost of a dozen eggs.

By Dan Baker & Michael P. Hassett






The Admiral Thanks You for Your Service 

Admiral James Stavridis, the former NATO supreme allied commander and past dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy speaks with WorldView editor Robert Nolan about the role of Peace Corps in national security, how national service can be better incentivized and career opportunities for newly returned Volunteers.

Interview conducted by Worldview Editor Robert Nolan




Pride and Prejudice 

How LGBTQ+ volunteers cope in the field.

By Gwyn Skiles




A Bipartisan No-Brainer

Meet the Congressional National Service Caucus.

By Ava Smith






Keeping it Real: Narrative Integrity and Ethical Storytelling

Peace Corps Connect offers up a refreshing reality check on how we talk about service.







Reel vs. Real: Peace Corps, Pop Culture and Public Perception? 

How have movies and television shows shaped the way Americans view Peace Corps service over the past 60 years?

By Tiffany James





Hey, There’s A Peace Corps! 

Documentarian Alana DeJoseph talks takeaways ahead of her film’s national broadcast on PBS.

Interview conducted by Megan Dial 






The Stream: Podcasts

Welcome to the The Stream, where WorldView highlights podcasts, videos and music from across the Peace Corps universe and on related issues and topics. In this edition we take a look at podcasts focused on National Service, women’s leadership and national security. 






The Stream: Streaming Video

Welcome to the The Stream, where WorldView highlights podcasts, videos and music from across the Peace Corps universe and on related issues and topics. In this edition, we take a look at new streaming videos selected by our editors.







Found Objects: Cabinet of Curiosities

Like streaming services today, entertainment for early vols also came in a box.






The Big Picture: Service Labs for Future Leaders

For decades, the Peace Corps has nurtured strong bonds with universities nationwide that have been instrumental in shaping the future of global service and cultivating the leaders of tomorrow. In a nod to this rich tradition the Peace Corps has spotlighted the crème de la crème — the top 25 Volunteer-producing colleges and universities since its establishment in 1961.


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