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Featured Events

Beyond Borders
Mar 3 Storytelling Workshop


We all have stories to tell. That’s the Third Goal of Peace Corps, to share with people back home the experiences from our service overseas.  Beyond Borders Storytelling is hosting a storytelling workshop to help people turn those experiences into engaging stories.  The workshop is open to anyone who has a story with an international twist,  not just Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

This workshop is perfect for those wanting to go that next step and perform before a live audience at the Story Jam in April.
Workshop is FREE to all. Pizza will be provided.  Details and RSVP Info Here>>

June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!


The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley, Calif. on June 5-6, 2015. We look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Details>>

March Third Goal Report

Last Update: 4/15/2014 11:41 PM

By Will Spargur

Story Workshop

Mar 12 and 26 Story Telling Workshop and Practice Jam, SF
Our newest Story Telling coach, Zach Matheson hosted his first workshop on March 12th.  We graduated a class of 9 future story tellers.   Two weeks later, on March 26,  we met again for pizza and to unveil our stories for the April story jam and get feedback from fellow story tellers. 

Mar 28 MIIS Peace Corps Club Story Jam, Monterey
On March 28th our friends at Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) Peace Corps Club held their first ever Story Jam.  Sarah Sterling, the club’s president reports, “It was a huge success and we raised over $100!”

MIIS Story Jam

Speaker Bureau
March 4, UC Berkeley
Phoebe Ackart Uricchio, Senegal 2011-2013

March 11, UC Berkeley
John Shen, Madagascar 2011-2013

March 18, UC Berkeley
Kenny Syring, Mongolia 2006-2008

March 26, Balboa High School
Gregory Kalkanis, Uganda 2009-2011

 

Upcoming Events
April 17, South Bay Story Telling Workshop
April 23, New Volunteer Send Off
May 3, Third Goal Film Series
May 14, South Bay Story Jam