Upcoming CAPCA Social Events
The Chicago Area Peace Corps Association is a nonprofit organization that supports our local, global and RPCV communities. We continue to volunteer and promote community service, education, cross-cultural understanding, and world peace.
December 10, 2014
Thank you SO MUCH to all our volunteers for all your help this December winterizing windows/doors for seniors in Chicago with H.O.M.E. We made a big difference in many people’s lives. I hope you were able to meet some new friends in your groups as well! Looking forward to helping out again next year!
November 18, 2014
Thank you to everyone who came out to help support Big Shoulders on Saturday for their Give Back Days Program with local Chicago high schools. RPCV’s worked along side college student volunteers and other community groups totaling 150 community volunteers to help paint, clean out, organize and “fix up” St. Francis de Sales High School, […]
October 12, 2014
WBEZ Worldview’s Jerome McDonald interviewed CAPCA members Lee Losey and Mary Owen about their experiences in Peace Corps. The interview highlights how Peace Corps veterans also impact our communities when they return home, as the resourcefulness and motivation to volunteer continues.
October 2, 2014
See full newsletter here. To receive newsletters, sign up here or renew your CAPCA membership. Attend the CAPCA Annual General Meeting and Board Election, October 21The Chicago Area Peace Corps Association (CAPCA) will hold a general membership meeting and election of a new Board of Directors on Tuesday, October 21 at 6: 00 p.m. in […]
August 13, 2014
Chicago-area RPCVs gathered to march in the 45th Annual Chicago PRIDE Parade on June 29th, 2014. The parade is a celebration of Chicago’s vibrant LGBT community and its supporters. Along with other groups marching in the parade and 750,000 spectators, Chicago’s RPCVs added to the “dazzling cavalcade of diversity” that the event’s organizers envision. Thank […]
July 8, 2014
CAPCA members celebrated the planet and represented our organization with a booth at the Green Resources Fair at Wicker Park. Used books were collected and donated to Chapter Two, a social enterprise related that resells donated books online. The organization partners with The Cara Program to reinvest its profits and create workforce development opportunities for […]