Members of the Buffalo RPCVs have a meeting scheduled with the Buffalo district office of Representative Chris Collins. RSVP required. Contact group leaders if you are interested in participating.
Sterling VA - Advocacy Letter Writing Event
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM 2:00 PM
Location: Starbucks, 21800 Town Center Plaza, #210, Sterling, VA.
Sterling, VA - Meet NPCA Advocacy Director Jonathan Pearson for coffee, conversation and letter writing!
Sterling, VA - District Office Meeting
Location: 21430 Cedar DriveSterling, VA 20164United States
RPCV Elaine Staab is organizing a district office meeting with the Sterling office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock.
District Office Meeting of Rep. Tom Garrett
RPCV Jeannie Pfautz has scheduled a March 8th district office meeting with staff of Congressman Tom Garrett at his Charlottesville office. The meeting will be held at 1:00 PM. You must RSVP if you are interested in participating.
The March happy hour of the Louisiana Peace Corps Association will have a focus on advocacy and a chance for you to join in on the National Days of Action. Learn about the National Peace Corps Association advocacy priorities, join in writing a letter to your representatives, and lend your voice in planning our LPCA advocacy priorities.
Senator Thad Cochran
Mississippi Advocacy Coordinator Carley Lovorn has scheduled a staff-level meeting with the Oxford office of Senator Thad Cochran. You must RSVP for this meeting.
San Diego, CA – The RPCVs of the San Diego area have organized an advocacy letter-writing event on March 3rd, 2018. Letter writing will be part of the 2nd annual Taste the World event sponsored by the San Diego Peace Corps Association Please contact the host below for more information.
Letter and postcard writing to lawmakers will be part of the Northern California Peace Corps Association's Annual General Meeting and Festival of Cultures. More information can be found at https://www.norcalpca.org/events/norcalpcas-annual-general-meeting-festival-of-cultures
Senator Marco Rubio
Jacksonville Advocacy Coordinator David Miron is organizing a district office meeting with the Jacksonville office of Senator Marco Rubio. The date for this meeting has yet to be scheduled.
Rep. John Rutherford
Jacksonville Advocacy Coordinator David Miron is organizing a district office meeting with the Jacksonville office of Congressman John Rutherford. The date for this meeting has not yet been scheduled.
Rep. Ted Yoho
Jacksonville Advocacy Coordinator David Miron is organizing a district office meeting with the Orange Park office of Congressman Ted Yoho. The date for this meeting has not yet been scheduled.
Rep. Ron DeSantis
Jacksonville Advocacy Coordinator David Miron is organizing a district office meeting with the Palm Coast office of Congressman Ron DeSantis. Specific date and times are forthcoming.
Fort Wayne RPCVs will meet with the district office director of Rep. Jim Banks to discuss Peace Corps issues, during a National Days of Action gathering. This gathering will take place at the Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant.
Letter Writing/Phone Calling Event
Alongside the usual meeting new and catching up with old friends we will discuss current Peace Corps issues and call our representatives to urge them to support strong Peace Corps funding and improved health conditions for serving volunteers and RPCVs who come home with service-related illnesses and injuries.Come join other RPCVs for this National Days of Action meeting.
A Story Slam program organized by the Minnesota RPCVs at Wilde Cafe and Spirits, will include an advocacy appeal, and be part of a 9-day competition with members as they will conduct Third Goal activities, including reaching out to elected representatives about the importance of the Peace Corps.
At the monthly meeting of the Chicago Area Peace Corps Association (CAPCA), area RPCVs are invited to join us to write letters to your representatives supporting Peace Corps and Peace Corps funding. Materials will be provided. Hard copy and e-letter options will be available. If interested, stay for our monthly board meeting to learn more about CAPCA, the work we do and how you can get involved. Reach out for more details on the time of this event.
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Art And Advocacy
Free Range Art Gallery, 3257 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago IL 60625
See pieces of art and photography created by Chicagoland RPCVs. Each work is inspired by the artist's host country or created while in service. We will have letter writing materials on hand too for those that want to reach out to their elected officials and share the importance of Peace Corps.
Meetings with District Offices of Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Higgins
Members of the Buffalo RPCVs have March 1st meetings scheduled with the Buffalo district offices of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins. RSVP required. Contact group leaders if you are interested in participating.
letter writing event
Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo RPCVs are planning to organize an advocacy letter-writing event in March. Final details TBD
Community Education Event
Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo RPCVs are planning to organize a community education event in March. Final details TBD.
RPCV Lauren Karplus is seeking a meeting with the district office of Congressman Rodney Davis. This meeting has yet to be scheduled.
Washington, DC – Capitol Hill Day of Action
Join us in the nation’s capital to urge Members of Congress to support a bigger, better Peace Corps, advocate alongside host country embassy representatives, and honor the winners of NPCA’s Sam Farr Congressional Leadership Award. Registration is free. All you need to do is sign up. Registration closes February 16th.
Across the state, the Tennessee RPCVs are preparing to organize district office meetings and letter writing sessions at social events. Contact the group if you can help!
Senator Richard Shelby
Alabama Advocacy Coordinator Sam Ryals is organizing a meeting with the Tuscaloosa office of Senator Richard Shelby. Date & Time are TBD
Rep. Terri Sewell
Alabama Advocacy Coordinator Sam Ryals is organizing a meeting with the Tuscaloosa office of Congresswoman Terri Sewell. Date & Time are TBD
Rep. Robert Aderholt
Alabama Advocacy Coordinator Sam Ryals is organizing a meeting with the Jaspar office of Congressman Robert Aderholt. Date & Time are TBD.
Senator Doug Jones
Alabama Advocacy Coordinator Sam Ryals is organizing a district office meeting with the staff of Senator Doug Jones. Date & Time are TBD
Maine Advocacy Coordinator Nicole Lewis is organizing a district office meeting with the Scarborough office of Senator Angus King. The date for this meeting has not yet been scheduled.
RPCVS meeting with Senator Ben Sasse (Lincoln Office)
RPCV Andrea Kruse is planning to organize an advocacy meeting with the district office of Senator Ben Sasse. Final details TBD.
Ann Arbor RPCVs are planning a March letter writing event to members of Congress. Details TBD.
Senator Roger Wicker
Mississippi Advocacy Coordinator Carley Lovorn is organizing a meeting with the Tupelo office of Senator Roger Wicker. This meeting has not yet been scheduled.
Rep. Trent Kelly
Mississippi Advocacy Coordinator Carley Lovorn is organizing a meeting with the Tupelo office of Representative Trent Kelly. This meeting has not yet been scheduled.