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.

gbrpcv_3_tnClick 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… the GBRPCV is Peace Corps famous!  They have a whole tool kit for map projects based on what we do:

Here is a list of our map projects to date:

  1. Wylam School (1999)
  2. Wilson Elementary School (2001)
  3. Whatley Elementary School (2003)
  4. Gibson Elementary School (2004)
  5. Africa only, at EPIC Elementary School (2005)
  6. Brighton Elementary School, plus one on canvas that went to Japan (2006)
  7. North Shelby Library (2007)
  8. Camp McDowell (2010)
  9. Central Park (2011)
  10. Minor Community School (2012)
  11. Adamsville Elementary School (2013)
  12. West Jefferson Elementary School (2014)
  13. BAMA Kids AfterSchool Program in Camden, AL (2015)
  14. Norwood Elementary School (2016)
  15. Holy Family Cristo Rey School in Birmingham, AL (2017)
  16. Ramsey High School in Birmingham, AL (2017)
  17. Girls, Inc. of Central Alabama in Birmingham, AL (2018): our map with an after-school program



First Outdoor Map at Holy Family Cristo Rey School in Birmingham, AL. Karmie Johnson and Marshall Davidson (April 2017).


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