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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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RPCV Story Slam

9/13/13 Fri (7:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Grand Lake Coffee House
440 Grand Ave, Oakland
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


Former Peace Corps Volunteers True Stories Told on Stage without Notes or Scripts. Local RPCV's spill the beans on what life is really like in the 'Toughest Job You'll Ever Love' in a Moth Style story telling hour featuring stories from


  • Banana Republic
    Roy Schachter (Honduras 83-85)

  • Mondays
    Alexander Labinov (Moldova 07-09)

  • Culture Matters
    Lyle Hansen (Mali 11-12)

  • The French Connection
    Zach Matheson (Mali 11-12)

  • The Stick
    Will Spargur (Swaziland 92-95)



And maybe you. (Audience members have the opportunity to put their name in the hat in hopes of being picked for one of our 6-minute wild-card slots)

This event is free and open to all.