Category Archive: Recent Events

Pacifica Institute of Utah hosted a lecture on “A Call Interfaith Action”

Pacifica Institute of Utah hosted a lecture on “A Call Interfaith Action”

On the eve of February 20th, Pacifica Institute of Utah was pleased to host its special guest, Turan Kayaoglu, Ph.D., a native of Istanbul, Turkey,and currently Associate Professor of International...
Pasadena Mayor Bogaard spoke to the community at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

Pasadena Mayor Bogaard spoke to the community at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

As part of its dynamic and intellectual luncheon forum series, Pacifica Institute Los Angeles branch, hosted a luncheon forum with the Mayor of the city of Pasadena. The topic which Mayor Bill...
Dr. Bilgin shed some light on the recent headlines and the political crisis in Turkey

Dr. Bilgin shed some light on the recent headlines and the political crisis in Turkey

On March 13, 2014, Pacifica Institute was honored to host Dr. Fevzi Bilgin, Author and Executive Director of Rethink Institute (www.rethinkinstitute.org). Dr. Bilgin is an expert on constitutional...
Pacifica Institute was happy to host Venerable Miao Hsi at its Los Angeles branch as part of its Interfaith Conversation Series

Pacifica Institute was happy to host Venerable Miao Hsi at its Los Angeles branch as part of its Interfaith Conversation Series

Venerable Miao Hsi, a Buddhist monastic ordained in the Fo Guang Shan monastic order, has served as the translator of many of the works of her teacher, Venerable Master Hsing Yun. Venerable Miao Hsi...
The San Diego branch of Pacifica Institute held it’s 2014 fundraising dinner

The San Diego branch of Pacifica Institute held it’s 2014 fundraising dinner

The San Diego chapter of Pacifica Institute held it’s 2014 fundraiser last Saturday night with the attendance of 130 guests. The West America Turkic Council’s President, Ozgur Yildiz,...
Pacifica Institute San Diego hosted a special presentation on ovarian cancer awareness

Pacifica Institute San Diego hosted a special presentation on ovarian cancer awareness

The San Diego branch of the Pacifica Institute hosted a special presentation on ovarian cancer awareness by Ovarian Cancer Alliance (OCA) of San Diego’s HEAR™ program. Facilitated by Peg Ford,...
Students of Los Angeles-Turkish cooking classes learn to prepare rich Anatolian dishes

Students of Los Angeles-Turkish cooking classes learn to prepare rich Anatolian dishes

It is definitely possible, in America—the melting pot of the world—to taste the cuisine of every different country around the planet. Among that wide selection, Turkish cuisine, with its...
Pacifica OC was honored to host Terry Walker, Superintendent of Irvine Unified School District

Pacifica OC was honored to host Terry Walker, Superintendent of Irvine Unified School District

On April 3, 2014, Pacifica Institute was honored to host Mr. Terry Walker, Superintendent of Irvine Unified School District (IUSD). Before joining IUSD, Mr. Walker was a commercial real estate...
Pacifica Institute San Diego branch hosted the United States Attorney, Laura Duffy

Pacifica Institute San Diego branch hosted the United States Attorney, Laura Duffy

On April 17, 2014, San Diego’s Pacifica Institute was honored to host the United States Attorney for the Southern District of California, Laura Duffy. Ms. Duffy’s most notable cases...
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl spoke on his book at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl spoke on his book at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

On April 1st, 2014, Pacifica Institute was honored to host Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl. Dr. El Fadl is one of the most important and influential Islamic thinkers of this time. He is a Professor of Law at...