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Featured Events

Dec 18, SF Story Jam:
Preaching to the Choir


Celebrate our last story jam of the year with our 'Preaching to the Choir Story Jam' on December 18. In Honor of the holiday we'll be sharing tales of cultural salvation from near and far. Details>>

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

RPCV Speakers Bringing Service Home

Last Update: 3/6/2013 7:36 PM

Peace Corps Week is a busy time for our speakers bureau. The speakers bureau provides invaluable firsthand accounts of the history, culture and politics of countries around the world. Below is sampling our activities this last month.

Making Waves Academy, Richmond

On February 6th, Rachel Zuerceher (Fiji 07-09), Lara McLaughlin (Romainia 05-07) presented at Seaside High School in Seaside. They spoke to classes ranging from Economics to American Government about the culture, recent history and economics of their host countries.

On March 1st, Waikwong Kan (Mali, 94-96) and Will Spargur (Swaziland 92-95) participated in Making Waves Academy Career Day. They described how their Peace Corps service led to their current careers and the challenges, set-backs and critical decisions along the way.

Our speaker match is free to schools and community groups. To take advantage of this unique service complete the request form on our website at http://norcalpca.org/content.cfm?id_con=59