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Featured Events

Beyond Borders
Mar 3 Storytelling Workshop


We all have stories to tell. That’s the Third Goal of Peace Corps, to share with people back home the experiences from our service overseas.  Beyond Borders Storytelling is hosting a storytelling workshop to help people turn those experiences into engaging stories.  The workshop is open to anyone who has a story with an international twist,  not just Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

This workshop is perfect for those wanting to go that next step and perform before a live audience at the Story Jam in April.
Workshop is FREE to all. Pizza will be provided.  Details and RSVP Info Here>>

June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!


The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley, Calif. on June 5-6, 2015. We look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Details>>

Support Girls, Support the World Concert

Last Update: 10/14/2013 10:28 PM

Thanks to everyone who came out and contributed to our first ever Support Girls, Support the World benefit concert on October 5th. We raised $2,000 which will be shared between the NorCal Grants program and Bay Area Girls Rock Camp.

Amanda Pease and Heather White

The day was filled with great music from Sarah Jaye, Heather Strange, Waiting Room and, Surreal Estate. Among the bands were a number RPCV artists: Heather White (Mali 03-05), Amanda Pease (Sierra Leone 10-12) and Socorra Camposanto (Morocco 10-12). In addition to these great artists, we recognize the talents of Bryan Lemos (Honduras 09-11) our event photographer, Alan Toth (South Africa 10-12) our videographer and the dozens of other volunteers who helped out. You can see Bryan’s photos on our Flickr page and Alan’s work on the NorCal Youtube channel.

This was a massive undertaking and NorCal appreciates the vision and the tons of hours that Socorra Camposanto and Sharon Heiny (Ukraine 09-10) poured into this event. Sharon is also our San Francisco rep on the board and the Editor-in-Chief of our monthly eNewsletter and annual paper newsletter. You don’t get any busier than that!

Concert T-Shirts are now on sale for $10 (shipping included) and posters for $5. All remaining sales will go to the Grants Program. If interested, please contact Sharon Heiny at sharon.heiny[at]gmail[dot]com.

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