How to GLOW

Camp GLOW is a global Peace Corps initiative. GLOW stands for Girls Leading Our World. In Colombia, teenage girls at schools across the coast apply to have the chance to attend an overnight camp - for many, their first nights away from home alone - to learn about leadership, self-esteem, professionalism, and more. We asked … Continue reading How to GLOW


How to Use World Wise Schools In Your Classroom

Michelle and Lena with Colombian students

Michelle DiIeso is a Practical English for Success (PES) volunteer serving in a pueblo in Bólivar, Colombia. -   Think about what type of program you want and what resources you have available.   Sign up! ( for educators, PC Live for volunteers) Get matched and get going! Originally, World Wise Schools (WWS) was created … Continue reading How to Use World Wise Schools In Your Classroom

Grateful for Jo Anne

Michelle and Jo Anne with mural

When asked what I am thankful about in my service, one of my first thoughts goes to my site mate, whom I was lucky enough to overlap with for five months. Jo Anne Cohn is a whirlwind of energy, friendliness, and positivity. She introduced me to San Jacinto and many amazing people and friends in … Continue reading Grateful for Jo Anne

CII-8: Commitment to Service Statements

by Brianna Thompson There were countless times during my cohort's pre-service training where I thought, "I am so lucky to be in the presence of these people," but never so much as during our Commitment to Service ceremony.  Our Commitment to Service was a private ceremony (meaning only the Peace Corps trainees, the volunteer leader, … Continue reading CII-8: Commitment to Service Statements