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Book Club & RPCV Getogether
7/23/13 Tue (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
1025 University Ave., Berkeley
Contact:Jayma Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join us at Kabana restaurant in Berkeley for a discussion of Back to Pakistan by Leslie Noyes Mass. Nearly 50 years after serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer, the author returns to Pakistan to discover a much-changed country-and a village that still remembers her. She tells both her stories as a volunteer in 1962 and today, by deftly interweaving her journal entries from 50 years ago with her current day story as a volunteer training female teachers for a Pakistani non-governmental institution.
Everyone is welcome whether an RPCV or wishing to be one, whether you have read the book or not. Very easy to get to from Downtown Berkeley BART.
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Sept 1, Storytelling Worskhop
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time.
Our theme for this story series is Taboo.
Aug 31 Grants Application Due
The deadline for Grants applications is Aug 31st! The NorCal Grants Program provides $500-$2000 for community development projects around the world.