Peace Corps Connect, Nashville: by NPCA and TNRPCVs
After a year of planning, hundreds of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers made their way to Nashville for Peace Corps Connect, June 19-21, an event hosted by the National Peace Corps Association and the TN Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Things kicked off with a Peace Corps Career Fair and Conference and for the public on Thursday.
Thursday’s event was hosted by the Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal in Washington DC and the Peace Corps Office, Atlanta. TNRPCVs, Amanda Frick and Nikita Jones were interviewed in the Tennessean. Read the story here.
Friday boasted a full schedule, with exhibitors, parallel Graduate Research and Women of the Peace Corps Legacy conferences, member group meetings, panel discussions, a spoken word workshop and more.
Saturday brought Great Ideas (c) presentations, awards presentations, signing of a historic Peace Corps -NPCA Memorandum of Understanding, the first public address by the new Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and some great music by Emmylou Harris and The Carmonas.
Stay tuned! More photos to come!