Empress Winter Retreat 2017

Last weekend we had our annual winter Empress Retreat up in the beautiful, cool Blue Mountains of St. Andrew Parish. At the retreat we had insightful sessions led by Peace Corps volunteers, Peace Corps staff, and Jamaican women. It was a wonderful, cathartic weekend full of delicious food, late night talks, a movie night, s'mores, …

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January Empress Email

Empress is a women's peer support group for female Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving in Jamaica. This group offers a judgement free, open forum space to commune with fellow Peace Corps Volunteers to discuss and manage women's challenges during service. Some issues include managing gender roles, expectations and perceptions, unwanted attention and catcalling, and maintaining …

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