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516Peace Corps speaker for San Jose

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  • Sargent, Nathan
    Feb 9, 2011
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      Hi RPCVs - Here is a request for RPCV speakers at a San Jose middle
      school. If you are able to help, please contact Vanessa directly. I
      can mail you some brochures and stickers to help with your presentation,
      or you can register your talk at www.peacecorps.gov/ThirdGoal and you
      will be mailed a resource kit. Thanks,

      Nathan "Hale" Sargent
      Peace Corps Volunteer: Armenia 1998-2000
      Public Affairs Specialist
      San Francisco Regional Recruitment Office

      From: Vanessa Minshull [mailto:Vanessa_Minshull@...]
      Sent: Friday, February 04, 2011 12:44 PM
      To: Sargent, Nathan
      Subject: Peace Corp. Speaker

      Good Afternoon Nathan:

      Per our telephone conversation yesterday, we are interested in having a
      speaker come to our school to talk about the Peace Corp. I would
      imagine the audience would be two classes together, of approximately 60
      students. Mostly likely, they will be 8th graders. We would like a
      volunteer who has already worked in different locations around the
      world. My guess is that very few of our students know about the Peace
      Corp., what they do and the job/travel possibilities. This would
      enlighten them. We are looking at a period of 50 minutes and sometime in
      the next three months. Our students are mostly Hispanic just to give
      you an idea of our student population. Our school is located in
      downtown San Jose, at 2nd and Hedding Streets.

      We also ask that the speakers emphasize reading and how their careers
      would not be possible if they were not able to read. We are always
      trying to motivate our kids to read.

      If you need any more information, please call me at (408) 535-6267.

      Thank you very much! I hope to hear from you soon.

      Vanessa Mumford-Minshull

      Library Media/Text Book Assistant

      Burnett Academy

      (408)535-6267 ext 128 or 127

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