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Peace Corps For Geeks

The Gumbo is great, and the nightlife is even better, but let's face it: no one is ever going to mistake New Orleans for a tech hub. But that's exactly why Amir...

Our Best Diplomats: Women in the Peace Corps

Fifty years ago, 65 percent of the people volunteering to join the Peace Corps were men and 35 percent were women. Today, those numbers have flipped, with 66...

Public Service: Making a Difference at Home

For most people, service is a part-time commitment, part of every week or year, or even a few years given of one's life. More than 61 million Americans volunteer...

A Diplomat to the Corps

In Graham Greene's novel The Quiet American, a U.S. aid worker in 1950s Saigon turns out to be a spy. The recent film version of the story hasn't come out yet in...

Cooling To the Corps

Friday, Aug. 23, 2002 After a decade of educational and aid work in Russian provinces, the U.S. Peace Corps seems no longer welcome in this country. Last week,...

Help Wanted

FROM RICHES With 80% of San Francisco's dotcoms facing extinction, the streets are strewn with jobless techies. Gone are the benefits, the lavish perks and all...

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