This photo was taken during a Chicas Brillantes conference in February 2011. Volunteer Phoebe is teaching 50 young Dominican girls how to use yoga to relieve stress, build self-confidence and stay healthy. It was part of a 3-day conference that...
Full text of Sargent Shriver's briefing to the press held on March 6, 1961. Shriver introduced members of the original Peace Corps task force, and fielded topics on a range of questions about the initial plans for how the Peace Corps would operate.
Press and media; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.;
Full text of the March 4, 1961 White House press release announcing the appointment of Sargent Shriver as first Director of the Peace Corps. Also provides brief biographies of early Peace Corps staff members.