The Grants Program provides an opportunity for NorCal members to support a project in your country of service or a worthy project you know about. We want to hear from you!
NorCal RPCV Debra Pritc ... read more
Our Breaking Bad Story Jam packed then house featuring 5 Returned Peace Corps Speakers and international guests from Afghanistan and China ... read more
By Will Spargur,
I recently got back from the 2014 Peace Corps Connect Conference in Nashville. I love going to these conferences. They give me an opportunity to travel and ... read more
Phil Liston (Colombia 64-66) passed away suddenly on June 30. Phil was a founding member of NorCal, a past president and an active, long-time member of our Grants Committee.
Phil was a Co-ops ... read more
By John Hoban
In rural Niger, villages go completely still and quiet in the afternoon. Locals come indoors for a nap and hide from the relentless midday sun and heat. But in the small village of S ... read more
By Marlow Schindler
The verb “to eat a meal” in Malagasy translates literally as “to eat rice.” Homegrown rice is the staple food of people in Madagascar, served at every meal. Rice is so highly ... read more
>by Athalia Markowitz
In 2011, as Peace Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary with festivities in host countries across the globe, Evan Frazer was in the second year of his service as a Youth D ... read more