Category Archive: Recent Events

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...
Pacifica Volunteers prepared a lunch for the ladies of LA Downtown Women’s Center

Pacifica Volunteers prepared a lunch for the ladies of LA Downtown Women’s Center

On Thursday, May, 8, 2014, a group of volunteers from the Pacifica Institute enjoyed the company of the ladies of LA Downtown Women’s Center while they also prepared the lunch service for the day....
Pacifica OC branch’s celebration of the completion of the 2013-2014 Cooking Class season

Pacifica OC branch’s celebration of the completion of the 2013-2014 Cooking Class season

Pacifica Orange County branch’s celebration of the completion of the 2013-2014 Cooking Class season was exciting and fun for the guests, students and competitors. West America Turkish Council...
A panel discussion on The Challenges of Parenting Children with Disabilities at Pacifica OC

A panel discussion on The Challenges of Parenting Children with Disabilities at Pacifica OC

On Thursday, May 1, 2014, Pacifica Institute Orange County branch and SARAH (Spiritual And Religious Alliance for Hope) organized a panel discussion on The Challenges of Parenting Children with...
Exclusive gala reception and screening of the long awaited documentary, Love is a Verb.

Exclusive gala reception and screening of the long awaited documentary, Love is a Verb.

On the evening of May 22, 2014, Hollywood was home to an exclusive gala reception and screening of the long awaited documentary, Love is a Verb. “Love is a Verb” is the first-ever documentary on...