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.


CAPCA is a part of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).


Upcoming CAPCA Social Events

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    Taste of Belize!

    Explore a Chicago SW Side neighborhood by joining CAPCA for a hot weather appropriate Belizean Garifuna dinner. The Garifuna are mixed-race descendants of West African, Central African, Island Carib, European, and Arawak people. Garifuna Flava is in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. See great reviews on Yelp. The restaurant officially closes at 8, so please plan to […]

  • Summer Picnic/Potluck (Hosted by Chuck Sheftel)

    Folks can join the fun with tennis (rackets and balls provided or bring your own), bocce ball, croquet, basketball, resting, or other frolicking of imbibing and eating international foods. RSVP by doing 2 things 1.) Email Chuck to get his address 2.) Fill out this form to let us know what you will bring:

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    Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop

    Join us every third Wednesday for Happy Hour between 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drink specials available.


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