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|

Carrie Hessler-Radelet Named President & CEO of Project Concern International

Former Peace Corps Director takes helm of International Development Organization SAN DIEGO—Carrie Hessler-Radelet was selected as the new President & CEO of Project Concern International (PCI) by its Board of Directors on February 3. Hessler-Radelet will lead PCI’s efforts working with families and communities in 16 countries to enhance health, end hunger, and [...]

By | 2017-07-24T12:00:31+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Media Releases|

George Guimaraes to Step Down from Project Concern International

PCI’s CEO Returning to New York to Join Leading Nonprofit SAN DIEGO—Project Concern International’s (PCI) President & Chief Executive Officer George Guimaraes will step down at the end of the year, returning to the east coast to become CEO of New York Junior Tennis & Learning. Guimaraes has been the head of PCI since 2003, [...]

By | 2017-02-07T06:09:16+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Media Releases|