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Featured Events

9/23 Story Telling Workshop
Story Jam
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. All are welcome. You do not have to be a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer More>>

10/8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(@ Commonwealth Club)
Story Jam
Five recently returned Peace Corps volunteers who served in diverse regions around Ukraine discuss the lives they shared with the people in their communities. In big cities and small towns, east and west, the daily interactions of these volunteers put a human face on the peoples, young and old, living in a country facing an uncertain future.More>>

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Volunteer Scary Story Slam

10/30/13 Wed (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Extreme Pizza
1062 Folsom St, San Francisco
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


Former Peace Corps Volunteers True Stories Told on Stage without Notes or Scripts. Local RPCV's spill the beans on what life is really like in the 'Toughest Job You'll Ever Love' in a Moth Style story telling hour. In honor of the Halloween week the theme will be scary stories of service featuring stories from:


The Peace Corps Poster
Alan Toth (South Africa 2010-2012)

Searching For Monsters
Alexander Labinov (Moldova 2007-2009)

Playing Santa on Hispanola
Arya Zarrinkelk (Dominican Republic 2009-2011)

The Pastor
Justina Wu (Kenya 2005-2007)

Between Belief and Disbelief
Jerome Nelson (Dominica 2006-2008)

Under African Skies
Heather White (Mali 2003-2005)

La Blanche
Tess Marstaller (Cameroon 2010-2012)

And maybe you. (Audience members have the opportunity to put their name in the hat in hopes of being picked for one of our 6-minute wild-card slots)

Come at 6:30pm and get your pizza and beer. Stories will begin at 7:00pm. This event is free and open to all.

Please RSVP to Will Spargur will[AT]norcalpca[DOT]org.