Northern California Peace Corps Association

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Jul-25 Friday RPCV Career Fair San Francisco
NorCalCareerFair
Are you an Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) looking to meet potential employers in the Bay Area, get advice on job search strategies, have your resume reviewed and network with other RPCVs from the area? Then be sure to attend the July 25th RPCV Career Fair hosted by the Northern California Peace Corps Association in partnership w [?]
Jul-25 Friday Networking Social/Happy Hour San Francisco
Enjoy Happy Hour Beers and great Pizza at Extreme Pizza, 1062 Folsom, San Francisco. Everyone is Welcome! [?]
Jul-29 Tuesday Afghanan RPCV book & social Berkeley
Join us for a discussion of A Land Without Time by John Sumser. Venue changed to Crepevine where you can order a drink or a meal and come to social with fellow RPCVs in Berkeley. The story begins with Peace Corps recruitment and training in the United States, then follows a group of young men and women to Afghanistan where they must learn to adapt to exotic food, mysterious customs and primitive hygiene. Then, as they begin to assimilate and feel comfortable in their harsh surroundings, a [?]
Aug-2 Saturday Story Jam POSTPONED Petaluma
The Petaluma Story Jam is being rescheduled for sometime in Sept. Check back for details. [?]
Aug-7 Thursday Practice Story Jam San Francisco
We are preparing for our August 24 Story Jam starting off with first Practice Jam on Aug 7. The theme of this story jam is Pressure. The practice jam is open to ALLwho want to tell a story at the August 24th Story Jam. Although the theme is Pressure the practice jam is a non-pressure environment to tryout your story in front of a supportive group of people, many of whom are first time story tellers. Come prepared with a rough version of your [?]
Aug-13 Wednesday CANCELED Livermore Story Jam Livermore
Apologies for the inconvenience but the Livermore Story Jam has been CANCELED [?]
Aug-16 Saturday Annual BBQ Alameda
NorCalCareerFair
This year's annual summer BBQ will be on the warm shores of Crown Beach in Alameda. Bring your most colorful Hawaiian shirt for a Luau with Hawaiian burgers, tropical fruit, leis, activities for kids and adults and a silent auction to raise money for our cross-cultural education and returned volunteer readjustment programs. Last year w [?]
Aug-18 Monday The World
At 7:00 p.m. on August 18, 2014, the Commonwealth Club of California in association with the NorCal Peace Corps Association will present, [?]
Aug-19 Tuesday Zaire book & Senegalese food Oakland
Join us for a discussion of "A hilarious and wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire",The Ponds of Kalambayi by Mike Tidwell and the welcoming back of Bissop Baobob to the East Bay. Meg and I have already the food and it is as good as every. For those volunteers who served in West Africa come support this only West African East Bay food establishment. More about the book (a review on Amazon): Having lived and worked in Africa, one of the hardest things to convey to people wh [?]
Aug-23 Saturday Volunteer with Aldea Fairfield, CA
Aldea Children & Family Services will provide emergency foster placement, treatment foster care, and adoption services for more than 550 children this year in Napa and Solano County. This will be our fourth event volunteering with Aldea. Join Corrine Kirkbride, North Bay Director, in helping supervise the children of Aldea foster parents during a foster parent training. Aldea foster care staff will be with volunteers the entire time. In volunteering from 8:30am-12:30pm we will help set-up an [?]

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Northern California Peace Corps Association

The NorCal Peace Corps Association has been rumored to be the second largest association of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, second only to the Washington DC Peace Corps Association in terms of size and membership. It is a National Peace Corps Association affiliate group. Current membership is around 400. There are 8 email listservs and an electronic newsletter - all of which can be subscribed to from the NorCalPCA website.

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