NPCA Brings Together Currently Serving and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Are you passionate about the Peace Corps? Are you willing to share take action to increase Peace Corps’ budget, improve medical support to volunteers, and expand the resources available to Volunteers?
Increasing Peace Corps Annual Budget
It's time for Congress to give Peace Corps a raise in 2020 after five years of fiscal stagnation with a budget of $410 million.
Improving Health Care & Safety for Volunteers
Although Peace Corps has worked to improve the quality of care provided to Volunteers in the field, we still have work to do.
Increasing Volunteer Benefits
Together we can enhance Volunteer benefits and equip Peace Corps alumni to make an impact at home as well as abroad.
Rep. Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act
On June 25, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456), with bipartisan support. The bill would provide additional federal funding and resources to advance the Peace Corps’ mission and better support current, returning, and former Peace Corps Volunteers.
Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act
Sign on to a letter and show your support for the Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act that requires Congressional action to allow former Volunteers and employees to show their affiliation with the Peace Corps following their death. Add your name and a brief comment that we will share with your members of Congress.
On June 18, 2019, 110 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to eliminate funding for the Peace Corps in Fiscal Year 2020.
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