Media Releases

PCI Receives Vital Funding to Expand School Feeding Program in Nicaragua

SAN DIEGO—In honor of World Food Day, Project Concern International (PCI) is pleased to announce the expansion of its McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program in Nicaragua. Thanks to a new award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the global nonprofit will be able to provide 77,500 schoolchildren with daily school meals. These students attend [...]

By | 2017-10-16T13:39:45+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Media Releases|

UC San Diego, PCI Partner to Curb Human Trafficking

SAN DIEGO—The University of California San Diego signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Project Concern International (PCI) yesterday to jointly advance anti-human trafficking efforts in San Diego County. The MoU was signed by UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and PCI’s President & CEO Carrie Hessler-Radelet following “No More, No More,” a human trafficking awareness [...]

By | 2017-10-12T14:34:31+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Media Releases|

PCI Founder Receives LEAD San Diego Award for Cross-Border Humanitarian Work

Jim Turpin Founded PCI in 1961 after Saving Two Children in Tijuana  SAN DIEGO—LEAD San Diego will honor Dr. James Turpin, founder of Project Concern International (PCI), at the 2017 Visionary Awards on Thursday, June 8. He is this year’s recipient of The Charles Nathanson Memorial Award for Cross-Border Region Building. Named for the late Charles [...]

By | 2017-06-07T13:20:16+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Media Releases|

Proposed Cuts to International Affairs Budget Not in America’s Best Interests

Administration and Congress Should Agree on Budget to Protect U.S. Leadership WASHINGTON—PCI’s President & CEO, Carrie Hessler-Radelet, released the following statement on the Administration’s full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 International Affairs Budget proposal: “PCI is proud to partner with the U.S. Government in enhancing health, ending hunger, and overcoming hardship at home in the United [...]

By | 2017-06-07T12:42:18+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Media Releases|

Statement on the Administration’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Carrie Hessler-Radelet March 16, 2017 “PCI is proud to partner with the U.S. Government in enhancing health, ending hunger, and overcoming hardship at home in the United States and throughout the world. The investments our country makes in these programs save lives, generate economic growth, and empower communities overseas. They also ensure that our partner nations [...]

By | 2017-03-16T06:16:19+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Media Releases|