Projects

Map Projects

As part of our mission statement, Greater Birmingham RPVCs have working with local schools on map projects for over 15 years. The National Peace Corps Association highlighted our projects in a 2014 blog post, Peace Corps 360: Bringing a Service Project Back to the United States.

Click here for directions on how to complete a map project in your community.

Other resources include this webinar by RPCV Karmie Johnson about how to do a map project (November 16, 2016).

And look at this! GBRPCV is Peace Corps famous! Peace Corps has a whole toolkit for map projects based on what we do!

  • World Map Project 2018

    Girls, Inc. of Central Alabama in Birmingham, AL (2018)

  • World Map Project 2017

    Holy Family Cristo Rey School in Birmingham, AL (2017)

  • World Map Project 2015

    BAMA Kids After School Program in Camden, AL (2015)

  • World Map Project 2014

    West Jefferson Elementary School (2014)

  • World Map Project 2013

    Adams Elementary School (2013)

Here is a list of our map projects to date:

  • Wylam School (Late 1990s)
  • Wilson Elementary School (2001)
  • Whatley Elementary School (2003)
  • Gibson Elementary School (2004)
  • Africa only, at EPIC Elementary School (2005)
  • Brighton Elementary School, plus one that went to Japan (2006)
  • North Shelby Library (2007)
  • Camp McDowell (2010)
  • Central Park (2011)
  • Minor Community School (2012)
  • Adamsville Elementary School (2013)
  • West Jefferson Elementary School (2014)
  • BAMA Kids AfterSchool Program in Camden, AL (2015)
  • Norwood Elementary School (2016)
  • Holy Family Cristo Rey School (2017)