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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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SB Story Jam

5/14/14 Wed (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
Y2E2, Room 111, Stanford
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


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 till 7:00pm when the story jam begins. This event is open to the public.

Directions for getting to the Engineering Quad (where Y2E2 111 is located) on the Stanford Campus

Our story theme is Breakthroughs

- Cynthia Wambsgans,Tanzania 2006-2008 - The Sum of It

- Evan Frazer, Peru 2009-2012 - Where to?

- Alicea Cock-Esteb, El Salvador 2009-2011 - Balta's Family

- Rustin Crandall, Guyana 2005-2007 - Listening

And maybe you, we have a 5 min wild card slot. You don't need to be a returned Peace Corps Volunteer