March 4, 2021
Office of International Programs celebrates Peace Corps Week: 60 Years of Service
The Office of International Programs is recognizing national 2021 Peace Corps Week through March 6, which highlights all the ways that the Peace Corps makes a difference at home and abroad.
Peace Corps Week commemorates President John F. Kennedy’s establishment of the agency on March 1, 1961. During this time we invite the world to celebrate six decades of the Peace Corps.
As part of Peace Corps Week, "60 Years of Service: Around the World With Kansas City Returned Peace Corps Volunteers" will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 6. Travel the world through the eyes and experiences of international volunteers. Hosted by Peace Corps and the Kansas City Area Peace Corps Association.
For more information about Peace Corps, visit peacecorps.gov.