Ensure that best practices are followed in response to any allegations made by Peace Corps Volunteers or Trainees regarding possible misconduct, threats, mismanagement, or legal violations, and that PCVs’ confidentiality and safety are maintained at all times.
Ensure that Volunteers who are sexually or otherwise assaulted receive prompt and appropriate support from the Peace Corps, and are treated with dignity & respect.
Ensure that the Peace Corps follows best practices in all areas of training, prevention, and response in order to meet the two objectives above.
Advocate to see legislation enacted as necessary to ensure the consistent fulfillment of these objectives.
Achieve all of these objectives to strengthen the Peace Corps and honor its great legacy.
Finally, ensure that the best justice attainable is served for Kate Puzey in the upcoming trial in Benin regarding her death.
This is the official website for the
- a group started by Kate Puzey's family and friends to ensure policy changes are implemented to protect Peace Corps Volunteers who are either whistleblowers or victims of sexual or physical violence. We hope to finally see legislation enacted this year in order to prevent tragedies for all future Peace Corps Volunteers and their families.
We strongly support the Peace Corps; however it has become clear that specific policy changes need to be implemented in order to honor the commitment of its brave volunteers and to strengthen the Peace Corps.
Light a candle for Kate Tribute video for Kate Puzey
Senator Isakson pays tribute to Kate
Senator Johnny Isakson honors the life of Peace Corps volunteer Kate Puzey during a speech on the Senate floor. March 11, 2010