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1970: Jim Winship served in El Salvador in San Salvador beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jim Winship can be contacted at jimdwinshipagmaildcom
Country of Service: El Salvador
Cities you served in: San Salvador
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
I worked with the Dept. of Accion Comunitaria of the Alcaldia, as a community organizer in the slums and squatter communities ringing the city
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
For the past almost 30 years, I have been a college professor, teaching social work, and involved in issues of homelessness and, most recently, working with recent immigrants from Mexico
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The most intense two years of my life--and the place I learned to work amidst ambiguity
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Keep a journal, and use it to reflect on what you're doing and learning--it'll have immediate and long-term value to you
Originally posted: July 1, 2005
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