Peace Corps Community for Refugees

What We Do

As returned Peace Corps volunteers concerned about the refugee crisis, we engage the Peace Corps community in supporting refugees. We believe that RPCVs have the commitment, adaptability and cross-cultural skills to make a significant contribution to this global humanitarian effort.

Aid Refugees Overseas

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Provide support for the US-based resettlement of refugees


Advocate on behalf of refugees at the national, state and local level


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Join Us in Supporting Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year

A Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia and a veteran high school teacher in Spokane, Wa., Manning is a leading advocate for refugee and immigrant students. She is co-founder of Teachers Against Child Detention, a nationwide alliance of educators, advocates and concerned citizens. Get to know Manning in this CBS interview on YouTube! Help boost her positive message by writing a letter to your local paper about her or about outstanding local refugee students. Invite her to speak to an organization in your area by contacting CCSSO, which administrators the National Teacher of the Year, using a form on their website: We at PCC4Refugees have been strongly supporting this inspiring teacher/advocate for the past year, including at a special event in Washington, DC, in October. Watch a recording of the live event here:

Mandy Manning, National Teacher of the Year, was our keynote speaker.  A Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia and a veteran high school teacher in Spokane, WA,  Mandy has become one of the nation's leading advocates in support of immigrant and refugee students in our public schools. Refugee and immigrant residents also shared their stories, and leaders from faith-based groups and other placement agencies discussed successful ways all of us can mobilize local support for immigrants and refugees.

Get to know RPCV-Armenia Mandy Manning in this  CBS interview on YouTube!