Peace Corps’ 60th celebration

Press Release To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps worldwide, Peace Corps Samoa today announced a celebration at Le Manumea Hotel on Thursday, December 9 at 6 pm. The Peace Corps was established by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1961. The theme for this year’s anniversary is “The Peace Corps through the ...
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Peace Corps celebrates 60 years of global volunteerism.

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, to promote world peace and friendship with countries around the globe by sending Americans to volunteer their services in developing countries. Over six decades, it has sent 250,000 volunteers — mostly young Americans — to more than 140 countries around the world, including ...
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