Category Archive: Silicon Valley Branch, slideshow

‘New Paths in Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Dialog’ by Rod Cardoza

‘New Paths in Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Dialog’ by Rod Cardoza

New Paths in Jewish, Christian and Muslim Dialogue Rod Cardoza presented a dynamic new model for Jewish, Christian and Muslim dialogue, showing how a growing movement of grassroots Jews, Christians...
Thoughts and Prayers are not Enough! It’s Super SOLE Sunday!

Thoughts and Prayers are not Enough! It’s Super SOLE Sunday!

Forget the Super Bowl! It’s Super SOLE Sunday! If you are like most Americans, you have a nice home, and a closet full of shoes. While we are blessed, many children are beginning their day with...
Ashure (Noah’s Pudding) Night, Sunday, March 19 in Sunnyvale

Ashure (Noah’s Pudding) Night, Sunday, March 19 in Sunnyvale

Ashure Night and Ashure Contest’s Excitement at the Pacifica Institute.. Last Saturday night, about 150 people from various backgrounds, cultures and faiths were gathered at the Pacifica Institute...
Community, Identity, and Violence in the Age of Social Media

Community, Identity, and Violence in the Age of Social Media

 My presentation examines the impact of social media in shaping memories of violence and notions of community. As scholars have argued, community and violence are deeply linked. Communities often...
Pacifica Volunteers in Silicon Valley Joined the Fourth Annual Multifaith Day of Service

Pacifica Volunteers in Silicon Valley Joined the Fourth Annual Multifaith Day of Service

Hundreds of people gathered at locations across San Mateo County for an afternoon of volunteerism, to connect with others and to support local schools as part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The...
ING Panel : Combating the Cancer of Extremism

ING Panel : Combating the Cancer of Extremism

Combating the Cancer of Extremism panel was held at Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley Branch in Sunnyvale on February 18, 2016. Communities across the United States and around the World have been...
“Be Red Cross Ready” Emergency Preparedness Training

“Be Red Cross Ready” Emergency Preparedness Training

  Please RSVP at : http://pacificasv.eventbrite.com/   Be Red Cross Ready represents the cooperative efforts of the American Red Cross and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s...
2015 Thanksgiving Dinner – Silicon Valley Branch

2015 Thanksgiving Dinner – Silicon Valley Branch

For the last five years, Pacifica Institute has hosted its Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. A couple days before Thanksgiving Day, on Tuesday, November 24th guests of all ages, cultures, faiths,...
2015 Coastal Cleanup

2015 Coastal Cleanup

Pacifica Institute members volunteered for the 2015 California Coastal Cleanup Day which was held on September, 19th. This is the State’s largest volunteer event organized by Ocean Conservancy and...