Peace Corps' Challenges in the 1990s

January 25, 1991 • Volume 1

Introduction

March 1 marks the 30th anniversary of the Peace Corps, and by many measures, the agency is more popular today than it ever has been. Congress has encouraged it to expand to 10,000 volunteers, and Peace Corps programs are being established in more countries, including several in Eastern Europe. Nonetheless, the agency still faces problems of funding and recruiting as it enters its fourth decade.

ISSUE TRACKER for Related Reports
Peace Corps, National Service, and Volunteerism
Jan. 11, 2013  Peace Corps Challenges
Jun. 30, 2006  National Service
Dec. 13, 1996  The New Volunteerism
Jun. 25, 1993  National Service
Jan. 25, 1991  Peace Corps' Challenges in the 1990s
Oct. 31, 1986  Blueprints for National Service
Jan. 25, 1985  International Relief Agencies
Dec. 12, 1980  Volunteerism in the Eighties
Jun. 15, 1979  Future of the Peace Corps
Apr. 03, 1963  Domestic Peace Corps
Nov. 28, 1962  Peace Corps Expansion
Jan. 04, 1961  Government Youth Corps
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