01/03/1961 Peace Corps is established by President Kennedy
President John F. Kennedy Announces The Executive Order to Form Peace Corps
What Does The Peace Corps Really Do?
President John F. Kennedy Peace Corps Public Service Message
Peace Corps Marks 50 Years of Promoting Peace, Understanding
Video—a Brief History of the Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. Its official mission is to provide social and economic development abroad through technical assistance, while promoting mutual understanding between Americans and populations served.