This one time, in Peace Corps…”: How writing a newspaper article led me to teaching English in Central Asia

IABN’er Kevin Elliott reminds us all that as scary and uncertain as times can be, one should always embrace the opportunity to give back at some point in their lives..

During my Senior year at the University of California Davis, I was a contract reporter for The California Aggie student newspaper. On my first day, my editor asked me what I knew about the Peace Corps. I told her about how I used to watch the 1980s public service announcements (PSAs) featuring a motley crew of Volunteers serving overseas and that I always loved the slogan “The Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love”. “Great,” she said. “Here’s a press kit. Your first assignment is to interview the campus Peace Corps recruiter and write an article about recently returned UC Davis alumni.” read more

Greater NYC Chapter Meet Up Tomorrow Night – Jan 14th

WHEN: Tuesday, June 14th, 7PM

WHERE: O’Reilly’s Pub & Restaurant. 54 W 31st St, New York, NY


This will be an informal affair designed for those members in the Greater NY area to meet and pass cards etc.

RSVPs or if you’d like to possibly address to the crowd,

John Buckley

Contact John at: Jbuckley31@gmail.com