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August, 2014

Sep 20 Welcome Back Party and Annual BBQ Recap

Posted: 9/1/2014
Come to our Annual Welcome Back Party for Recently Returning Volunteers on Sept 20 to show the newbies their service is appreciated and what a great support network NorCal provides ... read more

August Third Goal Report

Posted: 9/1/2014
This month we are rolling up our sleeves in preparation for a busy year of spreading the Third Goal.  NorCal will be hosting workshops on giving classroom presentations and more storytelling workshops and jams. ... read more

Featured Storyteller: Lizzie LaCroix

Posted: 9/1/2014
Lizzie LaCroix is a Development and Outreach Associate at Hesperian Health Guides, the publisher of, 'Where There Is No Doctor'. Although Lizzie is not an RPCV she had a great cross cultural story to tell. ... read more

August Grants Updated

Posted: 8/1/2014
AUGUST 31st IS THE DEADLINE TO RECEIVE GRANTS PROPOSALS. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. PCV Nathan Arnold in Panama recently provided an update about his Peace Corps project to build arborloo latr ... read more

The Summer Workout

Posted: 8/1/2014
July might be summer break at school but you would hardly know it by how busy our volunteers have been over the last month.  We started on July 7th, with our first ever story jam at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. ... read more

On getting from Point A to Point B in Mali

Posted: 8/1/2014
by Heather White Mali (2003-2005) One of the greatest coping strategies I developed while living in Mali was learning to lower my expectations of what I could accomplish. More specifically, I l ... read more

Getting from Point A to Point B in Ukraine

Posted: 8/1/2014
By Julia Lee I don’t have a smartphone. I didn’t have one when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer and if I had, things probably would have turned out differently. It all started in September 2011 when ... read more