World Refugee Day

July 10th, 2011 | by HoTPCA

Check out a slide show of pictures from last month’s World Refugee Day (June 18th). Thank you Katrina for making


Peace Corps in Austin Day

March 10th, 2011 | by HoTPCA

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps, HOTPCA RPCVs attended a City Council Meeting on March 3, 2011


Celebrating 50 Years in 2011!

August 7th, 2010 | by HoTPCA

In 2011, the Peace Corps will be celebrating 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. For more


Traditional Zimbabwe Healer

July 18th, 2010 | by mathabo

Traditional healers are still a part of everyday life in Zimbabwe. They are a much respected component of society and


Traditions of Bulgaria

February 21st, 2010 | by HoTPCA

The Debrone Folk Festival takes place in Dobrich, Bulgaria each spring. Hundreds of villagers from 44 villages gather to compete


Did You Know?

February 20th, 2010 | by HoTPCA

HoTPCA Members have served in 64 different countries. For 2009, UT ranked 9th in Alumni Volunteers. The oldest currently serving


December 6th, 2009 | by HoTPCA

Peace Corps Wiki launches. 1,000+ pages down, millions to go!


January 1st, 2009 | by HoTPCA

HoTPCA Member Becca Hamm fills us in on her work with the deaf community in Kenya. Check her out and


October 14th, 1960 | by HoTPCA

On October 14, 1960, John F. Kennedy visited Ann Arbor, Michigan and gave an impromptu three-minute speech to university students



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    HoTPCA aims to promote world peace and friendship by:

    Engaging, uniting, and supporting the Peace Corps community in Central Texas.

    Organizing and supporting activities that cultivate cultural understanding.

    Supporting sustainable community-building projects both locally and overseas.

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