1978: Elizabeth Sterns served in Togo in Sokode beginning in 1978

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1978: Elizabeth Sterns served in Togo in Sokode beginning in 1978

1978: Elizabeth Sterns served in Togo in Sokode beginning in 1978

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Elizabeth Sterns can be contacted at esternsaunldedu

Country of Service: Togo

Training Group: Construction '78

Cities you served in: Sokode

Arrival Year: 1978

Departure Year: 1980

Work Description: Supervised construction of primary schools

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Community Develope in southeast
Nebraska; J.D. 1990, Kansas Appellate Defender office 1990-1992; Private
practice and community revitalization
in Lincoln, Nebraska, 1992 to present,
Court-Agency Liaison attorney at the
Center for Children Families and the
Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
2001 to present, work in helping to
eliminate barriers to permanency
placement for victims of abuse and
neglect in Separte Juvenile Court of
Nebraska. Daughter, Sarah, freshman
at Loyola University, 2001, married
1992 to John D. Turner, professor of
religious studies, ancient history and
classics, University of Nebraska

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Recent events brought back memories of
being in the Peace Corps at the time
American Embassy captured in Iran and
hostages kept for over a year. Remembered how difficult it was to get current news. The times have changed with cable, email, computers and wireless communications. Worried about volunteers now serving the troubled spots of the world.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone in my training group. Steve
Kurzban, Danny Kelly, Joe Kaufman.

Originally posted: October 5, 2001

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