RPCV/W is an organization for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and our community members to convene and connect through social events, professional development activities and community service opportunities to give back to the DMV. We are passionate about supporting our members' and community's needs to address white saviorism, disparities, and other systemic issues that are holding us back from a better world. We provide a network of resources and support for our members as they continue serving in their careers and through cross-cultural experiences.
We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to local volunteerism.
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Let's check out Tuesday Night Trivia @ Franklin Hall. There will be drink deals and prizes. Trivia Starts promptly @7pm but let's meet at 6:30pm to form our teams. Depending on how many people show up we might have two or more teams of six. Please look for the Peace Corps Flag or contact the organizer if you cannot find the group. Franklin Hall is a seven (7) minute walk from the the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station.
Let's go check out the The MOTH StorySLAM: Love Hurts at the Miracle Theatre in Capitol Hill. From the event website we will hear 5-minute tales, "about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things you love...or used to love. Love that "Hurts So Good" also welcome.
*Tickets for this event are available HERE. Cost if $15.
*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.
Let’s warm up this winter with a PINOT PARTY wine tasting. Bring your favorite Pinot Noir to pit against others for best wine of the night. The victor will get bragging rights and a surprise donated bottle from yours truly. Check out the scoring sheet we will be using here and this website to learn more about wine tasting. I’ll provide a brief tutorial at the PINOT PARTY. We will meet at my place in the Trinidad Neighborhood of NE DC which is a 15 minute walk from the NOMA Metro Station. The cost is $5 to cover the charcuterie board.
- A bottle of Pinot Noir
- Your own wine glass (Optional)
- A curious and enthusiastic palette
- Bags to conceal the wines
- A Charcuterie Board
- Wine glasses
- Scoring sheets + pens
- Fire pit if people want to stay after the official event
Please choose how many RSVPS will attend the RPCV/W Winter Pinot Party
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