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Who We Are


The Chicago Area Peace Corps Association (CAPCA) is a non-profit organization of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in the Chicago area and in northwest Indiana. CAPCA brings returned Peace Corps Volunteers together to share their experiences and continue to work for world peace, understanding, and well-being in the Chicagoland area through community service and education. CAPCA members can participate through monthly social events, community volunteer projects, professional networking and mentoring, and Third Goal activities that promote global awareness. CAPCA supports current volunteers working on valuable community projects. Organized in 1979, CAPCA is affiliated with the National Peace Corps Association.

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

Our Mission

CAPCA’s mission is to support our local, global and RPCV communities. We continue to volunteer and promote community service, education, cross cultural understanding, and world peace.

Who We Are



We are an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

NPCA is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of over 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad. NPCA is also dedicated to advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps. Visit NPCA to learn more