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State Department: 60th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

Mar 02, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of State issued the following statement on March 1, 2021, by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken:

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We mark the 60th anniversary of the United States Peace Corps and celebrate the volunteers and staff who have served in communities around the world, representing American values and ideals. Established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the Peace Corps showcases America at its best and the importance of our continued global presence and leadership. Peace Co...