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A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer tradition at UMBC involves producing a vivid representation of a moral, a lesson learned or a takeaway from each Volunteer’s country of service. Peaceworkers have the opportunity to reflect on their two year experience and craft a short memoir.

Take a trip through their eyes!


Mbe Kilin

RPCV: Erica Peery – Senegal


Give Thanks for Life

RPCV: Phillip McKnight – Jamaica


Dear Nicaragua

RPCV: Ilana Hipschmanv – Nicaragua


Belonging and Creating Home

RPCV: Danielle Lew – Indonesia