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Featured Events

Oct 8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(Partnership with
Commonwealth Club)

Story Jam
Five recently returned Peace Corps volunteers who served in diverse regions around Ukraine discuss the lives they shared with the people in their communities. In big cities and small towns, east and west, the daily interactions of these volunteers put a human face on the peoples, young and old, living in a country facing an uncertain future.More>>

Oct 11, Point Reyes Service
Day, Olema

Story Jam
Join us for NorCal longest running and most popular service event at beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. RSVPs are needed as this event does fill up completely. RSVP>>

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Story Jam in the South Bay

12/5/13 Thu (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Unitarian Universalist Church (Fireside Room)
505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


Our traveling Story Jam Series is hitting the South Bay for December. 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:


Pictures - Wai Kwong Kan (Mali 1994-1996)
Cheers - Lucas Olson (Ukraine 2009-2011)
Wishlist - Rustin Crandall (Guyana 2005-2007)
Hey Matt - Cynthia Wambsgans (Tanzania 2006-2008)

Hosted By
Alexander Labinov (Moldova 2007-2009)

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.

Click here to view photos of past story jams.

Click here to view videos of past story jams.