Celebrating 60 Years of service and friendship: Peace Corp events

Celebrating 60 Years of Service and Friendship – A Conversation with Peace Corps Directors

March 1, 2021, 6-7:30 p.m.

Moderated by former UW-Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala, one of the first to serve in Peace Corps (Iran, 1962–1964), 11 former Peace Corps directors will discuss the role of Peace Corps over the decades, stories of volunteering, changes in the organization, and the legacy of Peace Corps. This free event will be held virtually, but viewers are invited to submit their questions to panelists during event registration.

Special screeningA Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps

February 26-March 1

In the days leading up to the Peace Corps directors panel discussion, the International Division will host a virtual screening of “A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps.” This event is free and open to the public, but viewers must register to access the film on Vimeo.