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September, 2012

Sou-Kou-Yan and the Dark Beings of Dominica

Posted: 9/30/2012
Walking home late one night in Dominica Jerome Nelson had the ultimate battle with his rational mind and to this day, cannot explain exactly what happened. ... read more

The Ghosts of Communist Past

Posted: 9/30/2012
Eastern Europe is different from the stereotype of Peace Corps. Whereas most Peace Corps countries are building economically for the first time, in Eastern Europe, communities are rebuilding around the remnants of a society that fell around them. ... read more

Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco

Posted: 9/1/2012
Returned Peace Corps volunteers Meg Carter & Mona Khalil spent an afternoon with teens from Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco to encourage and expose urban youth to the possibilities in public service. ... read more

From Here to Timbuktu: A benefit concert for Mali, Aug 26, 2012

Posted: 9/1/2012
As we watched the humanitarian crisis unfold in our former host country, fellow Mali RPCV Peter Todd and I began to talk about what we could do to raise funds and awareness, and help bring together the Mali community in the bay area. ... read more