Category Archive: Recent Events

The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) made a presentation at the OC Branch

The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) made a presentation at the OC Branch

On the evening of Thursday, January 9, 2014, the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) made a presentation at the Pacifica Institute Orange County branch. On the evening of Thursday, January 9,...
Muslim, Jewish and Christian youth came together to learn more about each other

Muslim, Jewish and Christian youth came together to learn more about each other

Pacifica Institute initiated a youth group from its volunteers to encourage them to be active in the community. The youth group’s aim is to organize and actively participate in joint social...
The First Pacifica Institute Cooking Class in 2014 Took Place at the San Diego Branch

The First Pacifica Institute Cooking Class in 2014 Took Place at the San Diego Branch

Pacifica Institute’s first Cooking Class in 2014 took place in January 25th, Saturday at San Diego branch. Volunteers of Pacifica Institute San Diego presented three different dishes at the class,...
Pacifica volunteers sorting food donations for Feeding America in San Diego

Pacifica volunteers sorting food donations for Feeding America in San Diego

Pacifica Institute volunteers recently joined the Feeding America San Diego (FASD) charity organization’s weekly volunteer project which is food sorting, bagging and boxing food. Feeding America...
Dr. King’s very first public speech, the voice still continues to inspire generations

Dr. King’s very first public speech, the voice still continues to inspire generations

The Civil Rights Movement serves as one of the greatest milestones in American history and, to this day, resonates with thousands across the country, inspiring others to speak up to injustice, stand...
Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch spoke at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch spoke at Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles

Beverly Hills, the exquisite city renowned for its celebrity residents and their glamorous life style. For a great majority, sun-shine glitz and glamor encompass what Beverly is all about. And no...
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...