“The Peace Corps Experience” at Western Washington University

Professor Julie Helling at WWU is looking for RPCVs to talk with her students in her class “The Peace Corps Experience”.  Each student in the class is required to interview an RPCV from the country that they are writing their research papers on.  She is looking for RPCVs that are willing to be interviewed by phone about their Peace Corps service from the following countries:

Armenia

Estonia

Indonesia/Cambodia

Jamaica

Madagascar

Nepal

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Philippines

Thailand

Ukraine

If you are a RPCV from one of the above countries who is willing to be interviewed by a college student by phone, please email Julie (Julie.Helling@wwu.edu) your name, country and dates of service, email and phone number.

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SAVE THE DATE! Pacific NW Peace Corps Group’s REGIONAL Campout 2018

2018 Pacific Northwest Annual Regional Campout
  • Thur., Aug 2 thru Sun., Aug 5.  
  • Riverside State Park, less than 5 miles north of downtown Spokane, alongside the Spokane River.
  • Group Site #1.

If you’ll be going in an RV rig of some kind, please try to get your RV site right away, i.e., now.

For RV’ers: The nearest RV site to Group Site 1 is 14, then 13 and on down. RV sites 15, 16, 17 are not far away and are more luxurious with full hookups.

Save the Date!

SEAPAX’s Annual Holiday Potluck is coming up!

Tom (SEAPAX President) and Michele have generously offered their home again this year so save December 3rd on your calendars. All are welcome – the more the merrier – just please be sure to RSVP. Street parking available but carpooling recommended. We look forward to celebrating the holiday season together!
  • Time and Date: Sunday, 12/3 3pm-6pm
  • Location: Private home in West Seattle. Address will be emailed after RSVP
  • RSVP: Please send number of guests to info@seapax.org
  • Potluck Item: Food or drink item. Please bring a label and serving utensils if needed. SEAPAX will provide wine/beer and non-alcoholic beverages.

SEAPAX Elections – Voting Ends Nov. 1

The annual election for the SEAPAX Board Officers is now underway. Thank you to all those who have submitted nominations. As positions in this election are all presently uncontested, election results will be made by acclamation. Candidate bios here.
This ballot will close at 5pm on Wed, November 1st, 2017. Results will be announced in the Nov newsletter. To cast a ballot, you must be a SEAPAX member (dues no longer required). If you are not yet a SEAPAX member, please join today.
 Thanks for participating! Click HERE FOR BALLOT. Questions, please contact info@seapax.org.

Grant Applications Available!

Grant applications for both Seattle Area organizations and International projects are being accepted now! See the Grants Guidelines and applications (Seattle Area and International) for more details.  Apply today!

Also, SEAPAX is seeking suggestions from local organizations for the Giving Tuesday on Nov. 28th. Please email grantschair@seapax.org. The deadline is November 1st, 2017.