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July, 2013

Aug 3rd, Summer BBQ

Posted: 7/10/2013
Join us at Crown Beach, Alameda for our Annual BBQ. Bring your tackiest Hawaiian shirt for a Luau with burgers, tropical fruit, leis, activities for kids and adults. Last year we sold out so BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY! ... read more

2013 NPCA Boston Conference Recap

Posted: 7/10/2013
By Will Spargur, NorCalPCA President On June 28-29 NPCA held its annual conference in Boston. This was a particularly auspicious occasion for NorCal because I had the honor of accepting the 2013 L ... read more

2013 Career Fair

Posted: 7/10/2013
On June 21st NorCalPCA hosted its first ever Career Fair at the San Francisco Federal Building at 90 7th Street. A big thank you goes to the Department of Labor for sponsoring us so that we could use ... read more

It’s the Women who Make the Music in Mali

Posted: 7/10/2013
By Mary Casagrande “Women were the musical engine in my village,” says RPCV Heather White of her village, Kyro, but this description doesn’t match what others see. “When people look at the music la ... read more

When My Arabic Failed Me, Music Never Did

Posted: 7/10/2013
By Sharon Heiny Armed with a small acoustic guitar, Socorra Camposanto left for Peace Corps Morocco in March 2010. While music wasn’t her primary focus, Socorra notes: “Anything I did related ... read more