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Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry at the Swearing in of PCVs in Morrocco on April 4, 2014

...every single one of you are an ambassador. And that was something that Sargent Shriver said more than 50 years ago when he returned from Africa at the beginning of this journey. He said that the manner in which volunteers carry out their work is just as important as the quality of their work. And believe me, that is still true today.

So that’s my reminder. My prediction is this: You’re going to find that this journey means as much to you as it will mean to the people and the communities that you’re going to serve. It goes both ways. That’s the beauty of it. And in the same message that I just mentioned Sargent Shriver gave when he came back from Africa, you know what he said? He said, “Go in a spirit of humility, seeking to learn as much as to teach.” 

For the complete speech, please click on the following link: Kerry Speech 4 APRIL 14

SW Florida Members of RPCVSF and  Members of the just incorporated Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of the Gulf Coast of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, held a Happy Hour at The Fish House, Bonita Springs, Florida, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.


19 Apr 2014 5:30 PM • Bijon African Restaurant, 825 NW 119th St., North Miami
22 Apr 2014 6:00 PM • Miami Beach Botanical Garden
03 May 2014 6:00 PM • 2151 SW 17th St, Miami
11 May 2014 5:00 PM • Bay Shore Lutheran Church, 5051 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
18 May 2014 3:00 PM • Oleta River Park
31 May 2014 1:00 PM • African American Research Library and Culture Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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