DC Peace Corps

"Patriot Ambassadors"

 Dustin's badge from his High School committee where he served as a volunteer.  During one occasion, he served while the President of the USA signed legislation to support veterans.   READ MORE

Dustin's badge from his High School committee where he served as a volunteer.  During one occasion, he served while the President of the USA signed legislation to support veterans.

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PAST

March 1, 1961 - JFK formed the Peace Corps

March 1, 2017 - Dustin accepted his first campaign contribution

FUTURE

March 1, 2019 - As Mayor, I'll officially form a local volunteer movement

March 1, 2020 - First Anniversary of the DC Peace Corps

March 1, 2021 - Second Anniversary of the DC Peace Corps

March 1, 2022 - Third Anniversary of the DC Peace Corps


 DUSTIN "DC" CANTER  Credit: Darrow Montgomery of Washington City Paper

DUSTIN "DC" CANTER

Credit: Darrow Montgomery of Washington City Paper

Dustin “DC” Canter says he received his first campaign contribution on March 1, 2017. That same day in 1961, President John F. Kennedy formed the Peace Corps. So Canter, 33, was trying to do decide what he could do to give back to his city. 

“I thought ‘What’s something similar in nature to forming the Peace Corps that I can do here in present day?’ And that’s being a volunteer leader for the city,” he says. “Is it serendipity that that first campaign contribution was the same day?” he asks rhetorically. 

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https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/article/20995418/mayor-bowser-has-challengers-theyre-just-unknown