I took this photo on December 9, 2010 during the 16 Days of Activism, an annual campaign on gender-based violence. In one of our door-to-door outreach efforts in Block A, South Africa, a woman invited me and my coworkers into her house to...
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.