What is the Peace Corps’ Third Goal?
The Third Goal of the Peace Corps promotes helping Americans understand the people and cultures of other countries. It is one of the three goals that support the mission of the Peace Corps to promote world peace and friendship.
Why is it important?
When Volunteers and friends of the Peace Corps support and engage in Third Goal activities, they help Americans gain a greater understanding of the world. They foster the spirit of world peace and friendship. They also inspire Americans to be civic minded by example.