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Featured Events

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!


The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley, Calif. on June 5-6, 2015. We look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Details>>

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Story Jam at Commonwealth Club

7/7/14 Mon (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Commonwealth Club
595 Market St, San Franicisco
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


Our story jam series is hitting the big times. We have been invited to perform at the Commonwealth Club.

Theme: Breaking Bread
Building bridges and sharing culture through food

-Alan Toth (South Africa 2010-2012 ) - Venda
-Justina Wu (Kenya 2005-2007) - Twenty Days of Funeral Leave
-Zach Matheson (Mali 2011-2012) - A Survelliance Story
-Maria Harris (Mali 2011-2012) - A Pizza Party, Missionaries and a Three Legged Dog

Breaking Bread is a series of personal stories of Peace Corps volunteers and their journeys to integrate into the communities in which they were placed. Each story illustrates the challenges faced by Peace Corps volunteers of earning trust, gaining understanding and sharing lives. Storytellers will relate their compelling experiences for 10 minutes each and then discuss with the audience.

Tickets
NorCal Members can get in free using promo code NorCalPCA to get free admission. Tickets are available at the Commonwealth Club website. Click here for tickets.

If people prefer to buy tickets by phone or have any trouble with the online process, there's a 24-hour reservation service at 415-597-6705 or 800-847-7730. They'll be asked to record their order including credit card, and they should state the promo code at that time.