At last night's planning meeting, we batted around the long-time issue
of whether NorCal should continue to be aligned with the National PCA.
Just by chance, this morning I stumbled across this site:
which is an independent service by and for RPCVs. It has a lot more
news and information than NPCA. Click the "Enter" link for their current
What got me looking for PC-related sites was a posting on
Livejournal.com's PCV group reporting a serious incident in Zambia
which temporarily shut down PC activity there. If NPCA was doing its
job, we would have heard about it through them.
For a series of articles on the incident, check out:
I'm all in favor of a national association for RPCVs. I just don't think the
one we've got is doing a good job of keeping us informed or building