Community Outreach and Advocacy
Advocacy & Education
August 23 - 25, 2018: We held a panel discussion (RPCVs Take Action on the Environment) on our work and why the climate problem is of such concern at NPCA's Peace Corps Connect/Shawnee on Delaware, PA conference.
April 17, 2018: Tyler Lloyd of My Peace Corps Story released a podcast in time for Earth Day, that included interviews with three members.
November 12-13, 2018: One member participated in the Citizens' Climate Lobby Congressional Education Day in Washington DC.
October 2018: Presentation on global warming in the South Pacific at the Citizens' Climate Lobby Great Lakes Regional Conference
September 8, 2018: Hosted an information table at the Climate, Jobs, Justice mobilization with 350.org in San Francisco.
August 23 - 25, 2018: We had an information table at NPCA's Peace Corps Connect/Shawnee on Delaware, PA conference.
November 14, 2018: Webinar with guest speakers Solomon Amuzu of Call to Nature Permaculture - Ghana, and Averill Strasser of Water Charity - U.S.
August 9, 2018: Webinar with guest speaker Matt Leonard, Director of Special Projects for 350.org, spoke about the details of Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice rally in San Francisco.
April 12, 2018: Webinar with guest speaker Eva Schemmel, Science Advisor, Conservation International Hawaii, who spoke on the work she is doing with the Ocean Health Index.
February 8, 2018: We began a partnership with UCapture.com/RPCV to promote carbon offset through online purchases.
July 12, 2018: Officially began partnership with Citizens' Climate Lobby by forming a Peace Corps Action Team.