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RPCV Dinner Presentation-China
11/21/13 Thu (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
4080 Piedmont Ave, Piedmont
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)
Not all Peace Corps assignments fit the stereotypical image of a Peace Corps Volunteer. Come hear what's is like to serve in today's Peace Corps in China from recently returned volunteer, Andrew Schafer (China 2011-2013).
Some of Andrew’s students spent their winter break working in Foxconn factories producing IPhone 4s’s for the 2011 Christmas season in America. He became close friends with a dedicated athlete who swims everyday—summer or winter—in the dangerously polluted rivers running through the city where he was station.
Andrew will tell a story about how China’s history continues into the present, and the impact this has on people he came to know.
Space is limited RSVPs Required.
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May 19, Oakland
For all you volunteers who want to share your Peace Corps experience, you won't want to miss this workshop to help ensure your presentation delivery is in the bag - whether you are speaking to kids or adults.
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June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!
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