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Welcome to Peace Corps Oral History!

Preserving the Peace Corps Legacy

Be interviewed!

Click the button below to find out how you can be interviewed for the

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Archives Project.

 

Click here to learn how to be interviewed

 

We are especially seeking interviewees representing diversity as part of the

Many Faces of Peace Corps Project.

Listen to stories from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

"Many Faces of Peace Corps"

 

 

Participate in a discussion about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion using the Many Faces of Peace Corps video.

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Entire interviews from "Many Faces of Peace Corps" are in the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer collection at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.

Click here to visit the Nunn Center website

Listen to stories from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

"In Their Own Words"

 

 

Entire interviews from "In Their Own Words" are in the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Click here to visit the JFK Library website

Learn About the Oral History Project

 

Click the button to read a news article about the new partnership with the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, 2 April 2021.

60 Years of Peace Corps History Preserved Through New, Continuing Partnerships With UK Libraries’ Nunn Center

 

Click the button to listen to Pat Wand's interview on "AirTalk With Larry Mantle" on KPCC 89.3 FM, an NPR affiliate in Los Angeles, broadcast 25 February 2021.

"The Peace Corps Celebrates 60 Years Of Service: We Take A Look Back At The Organization And Its History"

 

Click the button to read Pat Wand's article in the Winter 2019 issue of World View Magazine.

"A Larger Context: Saving the Voices of Complex Peace Corps Experiences"

Our Vision

Preserve the Legacy of Peace Corps as experienced and articulated by individual Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Peace Corps Staff.

 

Our Mission

To interview Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Staff about their intercultural service experiences for inclusion in publicly accessible online digital archives

       
 

 

We are an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

NPCA is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of over 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad. NPCA is also dedicated to advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps. Visit NPCA to learn more