53rd 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Services Center, 9500 Gilman Drive #0335
La Jolla, CA 92093 Tel. (858) 534-1336
- Amber Lung, Namibia (2005-09)
SD Regional Recuiter email@example.com
PC/LA Regional Office
SDPCA at EarthFair 2014
When: Sunday April 27
10 am to 5 pm -- Visit our table
12 noon -- Bring-Your-Own lunch and join us for a noon picnic!
Where: Balboa Park
Needed: Volunteers from 10 am to 5 pm
Contact Marjoty Clyne: firstname.lastname@example.org or
SDPCA will have a booth again this year near the international houses of hospitality and we need your help!
Marjory Clyne is looking for volunteers for two-hour shifts, the 1-4 p.m. slots need filled!
Come share your experiences with fair attendees and potential Peace Corps Volunteers, hang out with old and new SDPCA friends, and join us for a group lunch at noon (bring your-own-picnic-basket).
Email email@example.com if you'd like to volunteer!
Annual Meeting Goes Country!
When: Saturday May 3
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Ranch of Elizabeth Vaughn
8836 Prospect Ave.
Santee, CA 92071
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or via e-vite
This year, leave your grass skirts at home and put on those cowboy boots as our luau goes country!
Please join us for a fun afternoon of food, games, and music. Bring your own blankets or chairs to sit on.
We will also be adding new members to our board- please consider joining!
- Food and drink will be provided by SDPCA, so please, you only need to RSVP.
- There is ample parking- look for signs on your arrival.
- The address given is the place to park.
- The luau is next door.
See you there!
Cooking Dinner at
When: Tuesday June 17 (possibly the 16th)
Where: Rachael's Women's Center
753 8th Ave · San Diego
Come and help cook and serve!
Look for an e vite in June.
|Coordinators: Lynne Graham and Karen Lindquist
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.