Category Archive: Recent Events

Pacifica Institute of Los Angeles hosted a luncheon forum on Human Trafficking

Pacifica Institute of Los Angeles hosted a luncheon forum on Human Trafficking

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 Pacifica Institute of Los Angeles hosted Global Citizenship Fellow Ms. Annie Kim, from the US Fund for UNICEF. Ms. Kim works to raise awareness and educate the local...
Community Service by “Talk in Action” group sponsored by Pacifica Salt Lake City

Community Service by “Talk in Action” group sponsored by Pacifica Salt Lake City

At 5:30pm on Tuesday eve May 21st, several members of the newly formed “Talk in Action” group (sponsored by Pacifica Institute) met at the downtown, SLC Women’s Shelter. Goal: to engage the...
Pacifica OC was honored to host Orange County district attorney Tony Rackauckas

Pacifica OC was honored to host Orange County district attorney Tony Rackauckas

As part of its dynamic and intellectual luncheon forum series, Pacifica Institute OC branch was honored to host Orange County district attorney Tony Rackauckas. The topic which Attorney Rackuckas...
A screening of the documentary “Not My Life,” and panel on Human Trafficking at Pacifica OC

A screening of the documentary “Not My Life,” and panel on Human Trafficking at Pacifica OC

On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Pacifica Institute of Orange County partnered with UNICEF, the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, and Crittenton Services for Children and Families in a screening...
Lecture: “Modern Turkey: Newly Empowered; a Model for the Middle East?”

Lecture: “Modern Turkey: Newly Empowered; a Model for the Middle East?”

On Sunday, June 15, 2014, Pacifica Institute Portland branch held its monthly breakfast and as part of their lecture series Pacifica Institute Portland branch was honored to host Dr. Peter K....
Pacifica OC held an Iftar dinner with the local synagogues. “Turning walls into tables” was the theme of the evening

Pacifica OC held an Iftar dinner with the local synagogues. “Turning walls into tables” was the theme of the evening

On Tuesday, July 8th, Pacifica OC held its Iftar dinner with local Orange County synagogues. “Turning walls into tables” was the theme of the evening, as members of Temple Beth Sholom,...
OC Interfaith Leaders came together for a Ramadan dinner at Pacifica Orange County

OC Interfaith Leaders came together for a Ramadan dinner at Pacifica Orange County

On Thursday, July 17th, we held our Iftar dinner with the local interfaith community. Together we shared a meal and observed the holy month of Ramadan. We started the evening off with Dr. Ozgur Koca,...
Pacifica OC organized an iftar dinner for Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs

Pacifica OC organized an iftar dinner for Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs

July 22th, we held our Iftar dinner with Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs. Together we celebrated their service to the community, and shared a meal in observance of the holy month of Ramadan. We...
A Feast to Break the Ramadan Fast at Pacifica San Fernando Valley Branch

A Feast to Break the Ramadan Fast at Pacifica San Fernando Valley Branch

Here is a great article written by one of the the participants of the Pacifica Institute- SFV Ramadan Iftar dinner. Friday night’s Iftar dinner was especially delicious–not just the food,...
Iftar meal with the members of Westwood United Methodist Church

Iftar meal with the members of Westwood United Methodist Church

Pacifica Institute and Westwood United Methodist Church shared dinner near the end of Ramadan. Before the iftar meal, a video presentation helped the audience understand that Ramadan is the ninth...