FW: Seeking host country nationals
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From: Gerzoff, Bob
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 7:59 AM
Subject: Seeking host country nationals
Dear Friends of Group,
The Peace Corps 40th Anniversary is rapidly approaching and we are in high
gear for the celebration on Sept. 20th - 23rd here in Washington, DC. There
are many exciting events being planned.
This year we are committed to inviting more host country nationals to
participate in the celebration. My new 40th Anniversary intern Rihoko Ueno
has begun work on a Host Country National Project to help identify and
contact host country nationals for this celebration. We would like them to
share their experiences with specific Peace Corps volunteers who influenced
them either through education received or friendships developed.
HOST COUNTY NATIONALS
Host country nationals can be graduate students with plans to return to
their countries to implement their knowledge and abilities, people working
in embassies, the UN or other similar international agencies in the US, and
permanent residents working on matters concerning their country. We are
trying not to be associated with a "brain drain" so please choose folks who
are still working for their country in some way.
WE NEED YOUR HELP
We need your help to find these people. We are asking every Friends of
Organization to give us the contact information for host country nationals.
If you taught or befriended a host country national and are still in touch
with this person, we need their names, any contact information you have for
them including phone, email, fax and street address, city, state, zip, what
county they are from, and a two-sentence explanation of how you know this
person. We will be following up with you after your submission.
Please contact Rihoko by email at rihoko@... or phone at 202-293-7728
ext 20 by July 31st with the above information. Please help us make this
celebration a very special one for both RPCVs and the host country
Thanks for your time and cooperation and we look forward to seeing you in