Peace Corps at 60 at the American University Museum

February 20, 2021

Peace Corps at 60: Inside the Volunteer Experience brings the world home through the stories and objects of 30 individuals, representing a sampling of the 240,000 people who have volunteered their service. The […]

Harris Wofford: A Contrarian of Generous Spirit

January 24, 2019

JFK appointed Wofford a special assistant to the president on civil rights and, with Sargent Shriver, the future senator helped found the Peace Corps.       

Betsy McGregor Cooley, 1944-2018

April 30, 2018

In 2002, Cooley became executive director of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, expanding the scope of the organization’s events and initiatives over a 14-year tenure.