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Featured Events

Sep 20 Welcome Back Party
Berkeley

WelcomeParty
Welcome back Peace Corps Volunteers who have recently completed their service. Food and drink will be provided. This event is open to all. This event is free to the newly returned and we ask everyone else to help support this event with a $10 donation.  More>>


Third Goal Workshops
Story Jam
Whether it's giving presentations at schools or telling your story at one of our story jams NorCal's workshops help RPCVs fulfill the Third Goal of Peace Corps, promoting understanding between peoples of the world. More>>


SF Scary Story Slam Recap

Last Update: 11/3/2013 2:07 PM

Jerome Nelson, Between Belief and Disbelief (click to view)

By Will Spargur

One night before Halloween, October 30, nearly 50 returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs), family and friends skipped the World Series and packed Extreme Pizza in SF to listen to seven talented RPCV storytellers recount scary stories of service. Our storytellers worked hard developing and practicing their stories for a month before stepping in front of the mic. And it was obvious from the laughs and applause that the audience appreciated their dedication.

Kseniya Fenner, RPCV Ukraine 2010-2012, summed it up nicely, “This is my favorite Peace Corps event!”

Miss the event or just want to relive the moment? Check out our Flickr and Youtube pages. Thanks to Bryan Lemos for his photography and Alan Toth for video.

Photos here

Video here

Next Slam Series starts Nov 7 in Palo Alto