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Aug 27th PRESSURE Story Jam, SF
Story Jam
The August SF Story Jam has a great line up of first timers, a few veterans, former volunteers and non volunteer story tellers. The theme is PRESSURE – Stories about pressure situations, peer pressure, pressure to get things done, community pressure.   More>>


Grants Applications Due Aug 31st
South Bay Story Jam
NorCal's Grants Program provides funds for community development projects all around our planet. While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2000 depending on the amount requested and funds available. More>>

RPCV Speakers Bringing Service Home

Last Update: 3/6/2013 7:36 PM

Peace Corps Week is a busy time for our speakers bureau. The speakers bureau provides invaluable firsthand accounts of the history, culture and politics of countries around the world. Below is sampling our activities this last month.

Making Waves Academy, Richmond

On February 6th, Rachel Zuerceher (Fiji 07-09), Lara McLaughlin (Romainia 05-07) presented at Seaside High School in Seaside. They spoke to classes ranging from Economics to American Government about the culture, recent history and economics of their host countries.

On March 1st, Waikwong Kan (Mali, 94-96) and Will Spargur (Swaziland 92-95) participated in Making Waves Academy Career Day. They described how their Peace Corps service led to their current careers and the challenges, set-backs and critical decisions along the way.

Our speaker match is free to schools and community groups. To take advantage of this unique service complete the request form on our website at http://norcalpca.org/content.cfm?id_con=59