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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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Story Jam at Commonwealth Club

7/7/14 Mon (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Commonwealth Club
595 Market St, San Franicisco
Contact:Will Spargur (will [AT] norcalpca [DOT] org)


Our story jam series is hitting the big times. We have been invited to perform at the Commonwealth Club.

Theme: Breaking Bread
Building bridges and sharing culture through food

-Alan Toth (South Africa 2010-2012 ) - Venda
-Justina Wu (Kenya 2005-2007) - Twenty Days of Funeral Leave
-Zach Matheson (Mali 2011-2012) - A Survelliance Story
-Maria Harris (Mali 2011-2012) - A Pizza Party, Missionaries and a Three Legged Dog

Breaking Bread is a series of personal stories of Peace Corps volunteers and their journeys to integrate into the communities in which they were placed. Each story illustrates the challenges faced by Peace Corps volunteers of earning trust, gaining understanding and sharing lives. Storytellers will relate their compelling experiences for 10 minutes each and then discuss with the audience.

Tickets
NorCal Members can get in free using promo code NorCalPCA to get free admission. Tickets are available at the Commonwealth Club website. Click here for tickets.

If people prefer to buy tickets by phone or have any trouble with the online process, there's a 24-hour reservation service at 415-597-6705 or 800-847-7730. They'll be asked to record their order including credit card, and they should state the promo code at that time.