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[NorCal-SouthBay] Upcoming RPCV May 1st CityTeam, May 14th Dinner Talk and other Events

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  • Catherine Hung
    Hello Everyone! *SUMMARY* *List of Events (See below for details)* May 1 – RPCVs at CityTeam, San Jose May 14 – RPCV Dinner Talk on HIV/AIDS in Malawi,
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      Hello Everyone!


      *SUMMARY* *List of Events (See below for details)*
      May 1 � RPCVs at CityTeam, San Jose

      May 14 � RPCV Dinner Talk on HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Habana Cuba Restaurant, San
      Jose

      * *

      *OTHER Events of Interest*:

      May 4 � �Community Day� school fundraiser: Dine, shop and play at
      participating local businesses!

      May 16 � book signing by authors of �Face to Face: Children of the AIDS
      Crisis in Africa.�

      Documentary Films of Central Asia:

      May 11 � Takjikistan

      May 25 - Turkmenistan

      ~~~

      JUNE 2010 Plans



      *This Saturday, May 1st, 9am - 12 noon*

      *RPCVs at CityTeam's Kitchen Detail for Lunch Preparation*

      580 Charles Street, San Jose

      *There are 1-2 more spots, if you want to join us.*

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      *

      *Friday, May 14th, RPCV Dinner Talk, 6:30 � 8:30 pm*

      Come relax on at our 2nd 2010 Dinner Talk with Guest Speaker, Santa Clara
      University Professor Edward Schaefer whose brother is an RPCV and has given
      more than six 1 hour-long talks on Malawi!

      Topic: HIV/AIDS in Malawi

      Abstact: In this talk, Professor Schaefer will be discussing various issues
      surrounding HIV/AIDS in Malawi including: cultural factors, social class
      variations, the role of women, the effect on the economy, healthcare,
      prevention and education.

      *Habana-Cuba **restaurant on Race St., San Jose*
      *Contact:* Peter Ross, pross@...**


      OTHER EVENTS of INTEREST:

      *Tuesday, 5/4, "Community Day" fundraiser*

      Dine, shop and play at participating local businesses in San Jose, Saratoga,
      Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mountain View throughout the day of May 4th. A portion
      of all sales will be donated to benefit 18,000 children in our community!


      This May 4th Community Day is organized by a team of K-8 Cupertino school
      parents who aim to save and to reinstate 115 K-8 teachers' pink-slipped
      jobs. Check out all the local businesses and more about the *Their Future
      Is Now *at: http://www.savecupertinosc<http://www.savecupertinoschools.org/communityday.htm>
      hools.org/communityday.htm<http://www.savecupertinoschools.org/communityday.htm>


      ~$1.5m raised already! An additional $1.5m still needed.


      *Sunday, 5/16, 1:30 PM* � *Book Signing* with two local authors who
      wrote "*Face
      to Face: Children of the AIDS Crisis in Africa*." The book blends color
      photography and narrative to offer an extraordinarily moving portrayal of
      life in Africa in the shadow of AIDS. The authors, Ruthann Richter and Karen
      Ande, will be sharing their experiences visiting Africa and writing the
      book.

      Hosted by the Village Enterprise Fund

      Place: 700 Santa Cruz, Menlo Park (Back of ACE Hardware, entrance and
      parking off Oak Rd.)

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      *

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      *

      *Documentary Films of Central Asia: Two Epochs of National Identity
      Formation*
      Intro and commentary by Alma Kunanbaeva (Stanford Anthropology Dept.)
      [This film series may be taken for credit by Stanford students]
      Every other Tuesday, 7-9 pm in Landau Economics Bldg, Room 140 (Corner of
      Serra and Galvez Sts.)
      Searchable campus map: http://campus-map.stanford.edu


      Tues., 5/11: Independence Period Documentaries from Tajikistan
      Tues., 5/25: Independence Period Documentaries from Turkmenistan


      All films are subtitled in English
      Free and open to the public
      Free campus parking after 4 pm
      Contact: 650-725-2563
      http://creees.stanford.edu/events/central-asia-spring-film.html

      ~~~

      JUNE 2010 Plans

      Shop-Prep for InnVision Preparing and Serving Dinner on Saturday, June 26th


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