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Featured Events

Dec 18, SF Story Jam:
Preaching to the Choir


Celebrate our last story jam of the year with our 'Preaching to the Choir Story Jam' on December 18. In Honor of the holiday we'll be sharing tales of cultural salvation from near and far. Details>>

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

Last Update: 5/22/2014 9:16 AM

Because NorCalPCA has no paid staff, everything we do is volunteer run. You can get involved through: speakers bureau, helping with events, mentoring, writing, Photography, membership development, and more.


Speaker Requests
Click here to view open speaking opportunities and to volunteer to speak.


Newsletter Writers and Copy Editors

Contact: Sharon Heiny newsletter@norcalpca.org
Each month we focus on a theme and invite stories submissions. We can help put you in touch with RPCVs for stories interviews, help with writing pieces, help with editing pieces, help with photography and fact checking. Stories are 500-1,000 words long. Photographs are encouraged. Deadline for submission is the last Monday of the prior month. Volunteer to help by contacting newsletter@norcalpca.org.
Upcoming Issues:
  • May: Tribute to Peace Corps Host Moms
  • June: Tribute to Peace Corps Host Dads
  • July: Host Country Counterparts
  • Aug: Transit Stories
  • Sep: Peace Corps Hobbies
  • Oct: Food
  • Nov: Fashion