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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>>

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2013 New Volunteer Send Off, Berkeley
Photo by Bryan Lemos

Public Education and Volunteer Services

Founded in 1982, the Northern California Peace Corps Association is a 501(c)(3) Public Benefit Nonprofit dedicated to public education about Peace Corps service and the more than 100 countries volunteers have served in. We also run programs to help recently returned volunteers successfully transition back to life in the United States.



Grants Program

NorCal also runs a Grants Program that provides funds for domestic and international community development projects all around our planet. Click here to read more about the Grants program.