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National Days of Action March 2018

"We've met several times with our members of Congress or their aides over the years — and it does make a difference."

Angene and Jack Wilson, RPCVs Liberia

 

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National Days of Action  March 2018  

Nationwide Events

 
 

Support Peace Corps legislation and budget efforts by organizing solidarity events in every state, anytime in March as part of our National Days of Action. Join or organize an event near you. Meet with Members of Congress at a district office, host a letter-writing happy hour, publish an opinion piece, or more.  


 

 
 
 
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March 1 Washington, D.C.

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.

 
 

 
   Check out the story   of RPCVs Asifa Kanji and David Drury, first-timers on Capitol Hill who went from being "nervous" to getting their House representative, Greg Walden (R-Wash.), to sign major Peace Corps health legislation.  

Check out the story of RPCVs Asifa Kanji and David Drury, first-timers on Capitol Hill who went from being "nervous" to getting their House representative, Greg Walden (R-Wash.), to sign major Peace Corps health legislation. 

 
[O]nce you’ve done it, you see how satisfying and fun advocacy can be.
— RPCVs Asifa Kanji and David Drury
 

 
 RPCV Kate Gavaghan   shares her experience   with district meetings—and why they matter.

RPCV Kate Gavaghan shares her experience with district meetings—and why they matter.

Representatives and their staff have a well-established process in place for meeting with constituents. They make time for this and value the effort we make to connect with them.
— RPCV Kate Gavaghan