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Column: Peace Corps turns 60: aloha to the world

  • Caroline L. Mackenzie is president of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawaii (www.rpcvhi.org). This was submitted in observance of the U.S. Peace Corps’ 60th anniversary and of National Volunteer Week, April 18-24.

    Caroline L. Mackenzie is president of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawaii (www.rpcvhi.org). This was submitted in observance of the U.S. Peace Corps’ 60th anniversary and of National Volunteer Week, April 18-24.

It was on the steps of the University of Michigan, during an impromptu campaign speech in October 1960, when then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy first pitched the concept of a national volunteer service program. Read more

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