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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 28 Story Jam starting off with our first Practice Jam on Aug 7. The theme of this practice story jam is Pressure. The practice jam is open to ALL who want to tell a story at the August 28th 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 [?]
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 [?]
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 [?]
Aug-26 Tuesday Dinner at Sazon Santa Rosa
Join the North Bay RPCVs, hosted by Meghan Murphy (RPCV Ghana), for dinner in Santa Rosa at Sazon Peruvian Cuisine. Saz [?]
Aug-28 Thursday SF Story Jam San Francisco
Check back for details [?]
Aug-31 Sunday GRANT PROPOSALS DUE
August 31 is the NorCal Grants deadline for Community Development Project Proposals. For details and information about past projects, CLICK HERE, or contact Marilyn Hyde, Grants Committee Chair, at marhyde@cruzio.com. [?]

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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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