52th Anniversary Year
Share your Experience!
Liz Brown speaks to a class of Girl Scouts
All Year Long
About Your Service
during the year!
Continue promoting sharing your experiences, and promoting better understanding of other cutlures. Speak
to students at Peace Corps Information Meetings, Boy Scouts,
Girl Scouts, Lions Clubs, Rotary Clubs, schools and groups throughout
San Diego County, and more...
Speak-Up about your service experiences!
(see also in Bulletin Board under Connections)
- Download the Peace Corps Handbook on tips for speaking to groups about your Volunteer experience: Speakers Handbook (.pdf file, 880kb)
can present the culture of their host
- Presentations can be as interactive as possible:
- local foods
- national music,
can have a frank discussion with the students
and answer questions about what some of the country's/community's
real needs are.
- Students can work on some sort
of service project tied to your presentation. The teacher or leader of the group you present to would coordinate such an activity.
- Teacher/group have contacted group(s) of children in a presenter's country of service to communicate or receive/exchange these packs although that's
- The children have made little "Peace
Packs," knapsacks with their handprints in
paint, a note of peace, and some school supplies
and basic dental hygience stuff and send them to
the country they learned about.
- It's always fun, and the kids
are super curious.
Speak about your service, and let the Newsletter Editor, know about it:
-- Submit pictures
-- See yourself listed here and in Pacific Waves.
Peace Corps Recruiting Events
RPCVs are welcome to help talk with interested students!
We have two PC Recuiters who work in the San Diego Area.
Contact them to see when and if you might be needed to talk with students.
- Diana Gomez, Armenia (1999-2002) (Tues 9:30-4:30; Wed.9:30-6:30)
UCSD Recruiter email@example.com
Career Services Center, 9500 Gilman Drive #0335
La Jolla, CA 92093 Tel. (858) 534-1336
- Amber Lung, Namibia (2005-09)
SD Regional Recuiter firstname.lastname@example.org
PC/LA Regional Office
When: Thursday February 27
Where: Dao Fu Restaurant - Normal Heights
3332 Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116
Cost: $20.00 for dinner (beverages available for purchase)
RSVP required: Space for 20: email@example.com
Join SDPCA for a celebration of National Peace Corps Week at an International Dinner on Thursday, February 27th.
Reservations for an evening at Dao Fu Restaurant are limited to 25 people and we are already near capacity.
COST: $20.00 for Dinner (beverages available for purchase)
E-VITE: An E-Vite will be sent in early February. Space will be limited to 25 people.
RSVP is required via E-vite Invitation.
Questions: Call Karen Lindquist at 619/584-0784.
About the restaurant in general, from their site:
Dao Fu features a mix of Vietnamese & Japanese Cuisines. The cuisine is full of flavor and presented on dinner plates like pieces of art.
Dao Fu is a great place for a casual meal with friends in a friendly neighborhood environment.
From their site:
Are you looking for a great local place to dine on authentic Asian cuisine?
Tao Restaurant, Inc. is the spot for you. Offering a seemingly endless menu including items with chicken, fish, pork, beef, and tofu (homemade).
Choose your heat.
Once you’ve decided on your meal selection, you can choose your heat – choices ranging from 1(mild) to 10(fire hot). Whatever your heat tolerance, your sure to love it.
All of our meals come with a complementary salad with our homemade dressings and complimentary ice cream to smooth out your taste buds.
We take pride in preparing you a meal you will enjoy time after time.
Any of our dishes may be ordered for pick-up and are all MSG-free. We can also cater to special diets, offering vegetarian and vegan options.
Reservations are welcome for parties of 6 people or more.
Delicious Japanese And Vietnamese Cuisine – MSG-Free
- Appetizers – Skewers, kabobs, Spring rolls, and chicken wings – Asian style!
- Main Dishes – Choose from our refreshing Summer dishes, rice pots, and entrée plates
- Salads And Soups – Hearty and delicious soups with veggies, rice noodles, with tofu and meat option
and Annual Events
Nominate your favorite host country holiday to be included on our calendar!
Write us a brief description and the date(s) for the next issue.
Coalition on Human and Civil Rights, 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Blessed
Sacrament School, 4551 56th St. 619-236-6420.
Every second & fourth
Coalition for Peace & Justice, Program meeting, formed after 9/11(call
for info), 7:00 pm-9:00 pm, 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego.
Coffee, UCSD International Center, 619-534-1124. Join international
student families, make new friends, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, informal. During regular school year. (Sept to May)
Café, UCSD International Center, 619-534-1124:
Join more than
250 others for informal lunch and conversation during the academic year
from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, $5.00 for complete menu.