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Featured Events

Oct 8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(Partnership with
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>>

Oct 11, Point Reyes Service
Day, Olema

Story Jam
Join us for NorCal longest running and most popular service event at beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. RSVPs are needed as this event does fill up completely. RSVP>>

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