Members of Colombia 13, the first ETV group to go to Colombia, will have a reunion in Washington, DC May 7 – 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. The date marks the 55th anniversary of the year that the group began training in Albuquerque, NM. The newly minted PCVs arrived in-country in January 1964. Already close to 40 RPCVs and guests have signed up to attend the reunion, hosted by six RPCVs living in and around Washington, DC. For more information, contact Pat Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our new newsletter includes reflections of their Peace Corps experiences by former volunteers. David Taylor, who served in Mocoa, writes movingly about his adopted community in the wake of floods that recently devastated the area. Howard Ellegant, who served in Medellin, describes his annual visits to teach English to students in Marina Orth Foundation schools. These stories and much more news, project updates, RPCV comments and a book review in this new issue.