By Kim Dixon, President of Partnering for Peace, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, and member of Raleigh Midtown Rotary Club
20-26 September 2021 Partnering for Peace (PFP), with support of Rotary International and the U.S. Peace Corps, will host a collaborative week-long virtual celebration to highlight an evolving and ongoing partnership between the two organizations. Please join us in September to learn about the partnership and consider hosting an event of your own.
How can you participate in this grassroots initiative?
- Invite a member of the Peace Corps community to speak about their service experience at an upcoming club meeting. To find a speaker, contact:
- Organize a service project or social event with members of the Peace Corps community.
- Attend any of the three Rotary-Peace Corps Week webinars to learn about the partnership. Register for them here.
- Rotary members are invited to join Partnering for Peace to further connect these two networks of invested community leaders and stay up to date on the partnership.
- Honor current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers at an upcoming meeting or conference.
About Partnering for Peace
Partnering for Peace is organized and led by Rotary members who have previously served as Peace Corps Volunteers. We demonstrate the benefits of such formal alliances between Rotary International and the U.S. Peace Corps various countries’ international volunteer service agencies by showing what can be done just at the Rotary/Rotaract club and district levels. PFP facilitates professional connections between Rotary members and members of the Peace Corps community through ongoing networking, technical support and fellowship.
For more information about this week-long celebration, please visit https://www.partneringforpeace.org/cpages/rotary-pc-week. For questions and ideas on how to create a local event or to join Partnering for Peace, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.