Peace Corps Week - Tribute to Peace Corps at State Capitol

Senator John Kefalas (Senate District 14, El Salvador, 1979 to 1980) and Representative Jeni Arndt (House District 53, Morocco, 1990 to 1992) will once again have a tribute to Peace Corps read at the State Capitol during Peace Corps Week.  This year the tribute will be read on Wednesday, March 1 around 9:00 a.m., when the House and Senate begin work for the day. RPCVs and supporters for Peace Corps are welcome to come to the Capitol to see the tribute being read before the Senate and the House.

Interested in witnessing the reading of this tribute in person? Join Suzanne Smith, RPCVO Board President and Advocacy Coordinator, to witness the event at the Capitol. Details for attending in person include:

  1. Please RSVP to Suzanne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to ensure we know who to look for on that morning.
  2. On street parking at meters is available on Grant, Sherman, Lincoln, 14th and 13th Ave., or you can park in a pay lot just east of the Capitol that has entrances off both Grant and Logan and is in between Colfax and 14th Avenue. This lot takes cash or credit cards. If you're willing to walk a few blocks there is free two hour parking on Logan, Pennsylvania and Pearl. Multiple bus lines serve the area and you can take the mall ride if using the light rail.
  3. Suzanne will be waiting at the south entrance to the Capitol, located near the intersection of 14th Ave. and Sherman, at 8:30 a.m. Please arrive at 8:30 in order to have plenty of time to get through security and meet up with Representative Arndt and Senator Kefalas prior to the reading of the resolution.
  4. RPCVs are encouraged to wear clothing from their county of service.

Can’t make it to the Capitol on March 1? You can watch the resolution being read via the Colorado Channel, found at The tribute generally starts in the House and then is read in the Senate.

Event Properties

Event date: 03-01-2017 8:30 am
Event End Date: 03-01-2017 10:00 am
Location Colorado State Capitol
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