"We will double the size of the Peace Corps by its 50th anniversary in 2011. And we'll reach out to other nations to engage their young people in similar programs, so that we work side by side to take on the common challenges that confront all humanity," said Barack Obama during his campaign.
On June 13, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Friends of the Peace Corps came together in Washington DC to rally and to march to the White House to tell the President we remember his promise to double the Peace Corps. Read our photo essay of the rally and Nepal RPCV Laurence Leamer's commentary on what RPCVs are doing to build a bold, new Peace Corps.
Read our photo essay on the rally and march to the White House in support of a bold new Peace Corps.