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9/23 Story Telling Workshop
Story Jam
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. All are welcome. You do not have to be a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer More>>

10/8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(@ 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>>

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RPCV Dinner Presentation-China

11/21/13 Thu (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Holly's Mandarin
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.