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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
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SF Story Jam

4/9/14 Wed (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Salle Events
1632 C Market St, San Francisco
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)




Join us at Salle Events, an incredible venue just a few blocks from BART. Have a glass of wine or beer, mingle with new friends in this elegant venue, and prepare for a night of stories from our most seasoned engaging speakers.

Former volunteers tell true stories of service overseas. Our stories are hilarious, moving, and true. All are told on stage without notes or scripts. Doors open at 6:30pm with socializing and a cash bar till 7:00pm when the story jam begins. This event is open to the public. There's a suggested donation of $5.

Our Story Lineup

  • Kristiana Dhillon Pure, Pure Water

  • Julia Lee, Ukraine 2011-2013- It Never Ends

  • John Hoban, Indonesia 2011-2013 - The Hospital

  • Justina Wu, Kenya 2005-2007-Finding a Way

  • Bill Matheson

  • Zachary Matheson/Jenna Lohmann, Mali 2011-2012 - Jenna, You Beautiful Flower Princess: A Love Story


Check out these samples from previous events:



If you like more information please contact Will Spargur at will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org