CHICAGO –Green Bay, Wis., ranks 10th on Peace Corps’ list of the top volunteer-producing metro areas per capita in 2015, the agency announced today. With 18 residents currently serving worldwide, Green Bay generated 5.72 Peace Corps volunteers for every 100,000 residents. By comparison, the state of Wisconsin produced 3.4 Peace Corps volunteers per capita.
Volunteers hailing from Green Bay are among the more than 220,000 Americans who have served around the world as agriculture, community economic development, education, environment, health and youth in development volunteers since the agency was founded by President John F. Kennedy. Since 1961, 6,049 Wisconsin residents have served as Peace Corps volunteers, with 197 currently in the field. Continue reading “Green Bay ranks No. 10 on Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Metro Areas Per Capita in 2015”