Landmark September Events
If you plan to attend any of the official National Peace Corps Association 50th Anniversary Events, being held in Washington, DC, in September 2011, please take a couple of minutes to fill out this registration form. Although the majority of events are free, we would like to get an accurate head count for planning purposes.
We look forward to seeing you!
Celebrating 50 Years
In 2011, the Peace Corps will commemorate 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Join us in supporting the agency's mission and legacy of service by honoring our past, demonstrating our effectiveness, and inspiring the next generation of Volunteers through education and engagement.
Events and Activities
Join the Peace Corps throughout the year as it commemorates 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world, at events like the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Lillian Carter Awards Ceremony.
50th Anniversary Fund
Make a contribution to the 50th Anniversary Fund and help us commemorate this milestone with events and programming throughout the world, including bringing the Peace Corps to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. These events advance the agency's goals to educate and engage the public about the Peace Corps, its Volunteers and activities.
A commemorative print by prominent artist Shepard Fairey in commemoration of the agency's 50th anniversary is one of the many donor recognition items.