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  • Think Global

    Deadvlei, Namib Desert, Namibia. (c) S Bristol 2017

  • Act Local

    Peggy's Pond, PEI, Canada. (c) K Schachter 2017

  • For the Planet

    French Alps. (c) S Bagauri 2017

 

Who We Are

We are members of the Peace Corps community past, present, and future. We have seen the impact of poor environmental policy and climate change in countries around the world.

 

What We Do

The purpose of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for Environmental Action (RPCVs4EA) is to encourage RPCVs and friends to create a community of concern and action for the climate and sustainable practices in our communities.

 

 

 

We Advocate


 

We advocate for the planet by fighting for environmentally friendly legislation. We do this by signing petitions, calling congress, and lobbying etc.

 

See more of our work »

 

 


We Educate


 

We raise awareness about environmental issues. We also stay updated on the latest laws and legislation impacting the environment.

 

 

Learn more about us » 

 

We Collaborate


 

We believe we are stronger together. We connect with other organizations and individuals to share ideas and learn from each other.

 

 

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Become a Member

Join the RPCVs for Environmental Action to stay connected and support Peace Corps community initiatives! 

1. First, you will choose your membership level with NPCA. Select Free (the minimum required), or include a donation level (optional).

2. Then, select which NPCA affiliate group(s) you would like to join, including ours (free).

 

 


 

 Writing Letters to the Editor that Actually Get Published


This is a time for RPCVs to come together and write letters for publication to draw attention to environmental and climate problems, or to speak out in support of great actions. We will begin the meeting talking together briefly about how we want to structure our letters, then the majority of the time will be writing and revising our letters. Working together we can provide the feedback and support that is essential to a quality piece of writing.

 

 

Sign up here

 

 


 Getting Elected Officials to Act


There are many ways to take action to get officials -- local, state or federal -- to listen to our calls in support of legislation for environment or climate, Peace Corps, refugee and asylum seekers, and more. This series is a commitment to four 2nd Tuesday of the month trainings (through September 14) to help you gain confidence on how to approach your legislator.

 

 

Sign up here

 

 


Calendar of Events

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Climate Story Portal 

We would love to hear from you, share your climate story here.

 


 

Recent News

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We are an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

NPCA is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of over 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging, and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad. NPCA is also dedicated to advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps. Visit NPCA to learn more