Santa Barbara Peace Corps Association
Serving the Community and Peace Corps Volunteers around the world
 

 

Find us on LinkedIn

 

SBPCA is an official
member group of the


NPCA logo




Find the Peace Corps on:

Twitter
YouTube
Facebook*

* You can also find various Peace Corps groups & associations as well as many country-specific groups on Facebook


Peace Corps Journals

Follow Peace Corps Volunteers' blogs around the world; learn about their experiences and see their photos & videos, including these UCSB grads:

C.J. Cintas in Senegal
Sonia Morhange in Rwanda
Jennifer Deangelis in Albania
Ben Vuong in Madagascar
Elizabeth Vaughan in Uganda

 

Photo of Sargent Shriver

"The Peace Corps represents
some, if not all, of the best
virtues in this society. It
stands for everything that
America has ever stood for.
It stands for everything we
believe in and hope to achieve in the world."

- Sargent Shriver
,
Founding Director of the
Peace Corps

 


Welcome!

The purpose of the Santa Barbara Peace Corps Association is:

  • To educate the public regarding the U.S. Peace Corps and the work of current and former Peace Corps Volunteers in various countries around the world;
  • To educate the public about those countries and their peoples;
  • To promote a better understanding of different cultures around the world;
  • To serve as a resource to prospective, current, former, and future Peace Corps Volunteers
  • To promote the ideals of the Peace Corps;
  • To engage in community service in Santa Barbara County; and
  • To engage in other relevant activities.


Save the Dates: Upcoming Events


Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting & Potluck Brunch
Saturday, February 25, 2017 (11am-2pm)
@ 900 Jimeno Rd., Santa Barbara
Click here for details

 

BOS Resolution image

Board of Supervisors Resolution
for Peace Corps Week
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (~9am)
@ Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara
Click here for details

 

Peace Corps Week Event

Peace Corps Week Event:
Highlighting Hospitality Story Slam
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (4-6pm)
@ UCSB, Bren Hall 4016, Santa Barbara
Click here for details



Events & Announcements

Current Newsletter
February 9, 2017
but see following edition for an event update/clarification

Current Newsletter
February 10, 2017
just includes an update/clarification for the Peace Corps Week event



 

wine tasting

 

BBQ - group shot

 

Coffee gathering

 

July 4th Parade

 

RPCV panel

 

Beach clean up

 

RPCV Panel audience


 

 

News to Note

UCSB Peace Corps Rank Rises
Read the 2/25/16 Daily Nexus article

Peace Corps Announces Historic Changes to Application Process
Read the news release issued by the Peace Corps

President Obama Encourages Americans
to Serve in the Peace Corps


 

Peace Corps News Releases
Read the lastest news releases issued by the Peace Corps

 

 

Jeanmarie talking about Mini Grants

 

Happy Hour

 

4th of July Parade 2014

 

Watch Peace Corps experiences & impacts from around the globe

Click here to see videos from the Peace Corps Legacy Project

Videos from Volunteers in the field:

 

Peace Corps beginnings...

History of the Peace Corps: click here (and click through the boxes numbered 1-6) or click here
President Kennedy's Executive Order #10924, establishing the Peace Corps: click here

 


 

 


Copyright © 2007 Santa Barbara Peace Corps Association. All rights reserved.
Website created by Karlos Benavides, Barbara Hodgdon, Robert Stevens & Naomi Kovacs
Website managed by Naomi Kovacs
Website consultation provided by www.CMHost.com

 


Santa Barbara Peace Corps Association
P.O. Box 91406
Santa Barbara, CA 93190