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Pacifica LA hosted Salam Al- Marayati for a talk on Community Engagement in America

Pacifica LA hosted Salam Al- Marayati for a talk on Community Engagement in America

On Tuesday, January 31st, Pacifica Institute Los Angeles branch has hosted a panel on the topic of Community Engagement in America, with Salam Al- Marayati , who is the president and the co-founder...
Panel: Christian and Islamic Spirituality

Panel: Christian and Islamic Spirituality

Todd E. Johnson (Ph.D. University of Notre Dame) currently holds the Brehm Chair of Worship, Theology, and the Arts at Fuller Theological Seminary and is the Theological Director of the Brehm Center...
Pacifica Statement Regarding Immigration Ban

Pacifica Statement Regarding Immigration Ban

We are deeply concerned with the recent executive order, which temporarily restricts travel to the US from seven Muslim-majority nations. This ban prevents those refugees who have already undergone...
Breaking Barriers Through Storytelling

Breaking Barriers Through Storytelling

Essraa Nawar has been the Coordinator of Library Development and Marketing and the Chair of the Arts, Exhibits and Events Committee at the Leathery Libraries at Chapman University, California, since...
Community Engagement in America

Community Engagement in America

Salam Al- Marayati: Nationally recognized for his commitment to improving the public understanding of Islam and policies impacting American Muslims, Salam is president and co-founder of the Muslim...
The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and How Faith Communities Can Contribute to the Civil Right Movements

The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and How Faith Communities Can Contribute to the Civil Right Movements

Since becoming a minister in 1981, Anthony Boger has served 6 churches throughout Southern California as a Youth Pastor (81-84), Associate Pastor (85-87) and Senior Pastor (88-2013).  Pastor Boger...
Dr. Amir Hussain: “Muslims and the Making of America”  In Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord

Dr. Amir Hussain: “Muslims and the Making of America” In Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord

Dr. Amir Hussain: “Muslims and the Making of America” In Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord Saturday, January 14, 2017  3-5 PM St. John’s Cathedral, 540 West Adams Blvd. Los Angeles...
The Fountain Essay Contest 2016: I Am an Immigrant

The Fountain Essay Contest 2016: I Am an Immigrant

Submissions to be posted September 1 – December 31, 2016 We all move. As Einstein said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” Movement is one of the essentials of the physical world. This...
San Francisco Interfaith Council Statement of Support for the Pacifica Institute

San Francisco Interfaith Council Statement of Support for the Pacifica Institute

October 13, 2016 Over the past decade, the Pacifica Institute has been a friend and partner to the San Francisco Interfaith Council (“SFIC”). The words and deeds of Pacifica Institute members...
Islam in the Public Square

Islam in the Public Square

Join us to understand how Islamic beliefs and practices influence the public lives of American Muslims.