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Nov 22, Recently Returned
Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner and Transitions Workshop for Recently Returned RPCVs. If you have recently returned from your service (back 18 months or less), come to this FREE event to enjoy an early Thanksgiving and socialize with other folks transitioning back to life in the US. NorCal and our generous hosts in Mountain View will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner just for you. Details>>
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RPCV Dinner Presentation-China
11/21/13 Thu (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
4080 Piedmont Ave, Piedmont
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)
Not all Peace Corps assignments fit the stereotypical image of a Peace Corps Volunteer. Come hear what's is like to serve in today's Peace Corps in China from recently returned volunteer, Andrew Schafer (China 2011-2013).
Some of Andrew’s students spent their winter break working in Foxconn factories producing IPhone 4s’s for the 2011 Christmas season in America. He became close friends with a dedicated athlete who swims everyday—summer or winter—in the dangerously polluted rivers running through the city where he was station.
Andrew will tell a story about how China’s history continues into the present, and the impact this has on people he came to know.
Space is limited RSVPs Required.