|By Colin G. Gallagher, RPCV (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 5:03 pm: Edit Post|
This Peace Corps Writers story, found at http://www.peacecorpswriters.org/pages/2001/0109/109vaslipez.html
-- suggests that Tschetter and others would have made a better nominee than Vasquez. Although the story was written in 2001, it's well worth reading again today. Here is an opportunity for the RPCV community to communicate to Tschetter, also an RPCV, on the direction that the Peace Corps should go -- away from attempts (like the NCS program) to militarize the Peace Corps, and toward attempts to increase the Peace Corps budget and Crisis Corps ability to respond domestically as well as abroad to disasters.