February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Arizona
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February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Arizona
- 2007.03.06: March 6, 2007: Headlines: Local Groups: Arizona Daily Wildcat: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers tidy up desert in Arizona Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 10:29 am 
- 2006.06.25: June 25, 2006: Headlines: Local Groups: Arizona Daily Sun: Northern Arizona Peace Corps Volunteers have adopted a two-mile segment of AZ 67 on the Kaibab Plateau Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 9:55 am 
- November 21, 2005: Headlines: Public Health: University Education: Fellows: Arizona Daily Star: Returned Peace Corps volunteers at the UA's public health college have spent years working to alleviate some of the world's worst health conditions Friday, November 25, 2005 - 2:59 am 
- November 21, 2005: Headlines: Public Health: University Education: Fellows: Arizona Daily Star: Peace Corps Fellows study at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Friday, November 25, 2005 - 2:58 am 
- October 6, 2005: Headlines: Politics: Congress: Election2008 - McCain: COS - Uzbekistan: Science Daily: McCain sponsors bill to delay payment to Uzbekistan Friday, October 07, 2005 - 11:34 am 
- April 13, 2005: Headlines: COS - Haiti: Photography: Art Daily: Haiti RPCV Robin Southern will oversee public relations efforts at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - 7:56 pm 
- April 4, 2005: Headlines: COS - Mozambique: Law: University Administration: Web Devil: Mozambique RPCV Kolby Granville is expected to be confirmed as the new Arizona Board of Regents student regent Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 1:12 pm 
- March 31, 2005: Headlines: COS - Costa Rica: City Government: Awards: Send2: Costa Rica RPCV Frank A. Fairbanks, City Manager of Phoenix, Arizona has been a leader in local government for 32 years; during his tenure, Financial World Magazine recognized Phoenix as the "Best Managed City in the Nation" in 1995 Saturday, April 02, 2005 - 9:47 pm 
When this story was posted in February 2005, this was on the front page of PCOL:
| The Peace Corps Library|
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| Bush's FY06 Budget for the Peace Corps|
The White House is proposing $345 Million for the Peace Corps for FY06 - a $27.7 Million (8.7%) increase that would allow at least two new posts and maintain the existing number of volunteers at approximately 7,700. Bush's 2002 proposal to double the Peace Corps to 14,000 volunteers appears to have been forgotten. The proposed budget still needs to be approved by Congress.
| RPCVs mobilize support for Countries of Service|
RPCV Groups mobilize to support their Countries of Service. Over 200 RPCVS have already applied to the Crisis Corps to provide Tsunami Recovery aid, RPCVs have written a letter urging President Bush and Congress to aid Democracy in Ukraine, and RPCVs are writing NBC about a recent episode of the "West Wing" and asking them to get their facts right about Turkey.
| Ask Not|
As our country prepares for the inauguration of a President, we remember one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century and how his words inspired us. "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
| Latest: RPCVs and Peace Corps provide aid |
Peace Corps made an appeal last week to all Thailand RPCV's to consider serving again through the Crisis Corps and more than 30 RPCVs have responded so far. RPCVs: Read what an RPCV-led NGO is doing about the crisis an how one RPCV is headed for Sri Lanka to help a nation he grew to love. Question: Is Crisis Corps going to send RPCVs to India, Indonesia and nine other countries that need help?
| The World's Broken Promise to our Children|
Former Director Carol Bellamy, now head of Unicef, says that the appalling conditions endured today by half the world's children speak to a broken promise. Too many governments are doing worse than neglecting children -- they are making deliberate, informed choices that hurt children. Read her op-ed and Unicef's report on the State of the World's Children 2005.
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