Category Archive: Recent Events

Muslim Voices Against Extremism Panel Was Convened at Portland State University

Muslim Voices Against Extremism Panel Was Convened at Portland State University

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the Pacifica Institute, Portland organized a panel discussion among scholars and prominent Muslim leaders from the Northwest on...
Around the Fountain discussed  “Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer”

Around the Fountain discussed “Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer”

On January 14th, 2016, Pacifica Institute’s Orange County branch hosted a session of the “Around the Fountain” discussion series. The article discussed was entitled, “Muslims...
Panel Discussion on “Combating the Cancer of Extremism” at Pacifica Institute, Seattle

Panel Discussion on “Combating the Cancer of Extremism” at Pacifica Institute, Seattle

In the wake of the San Bernardino shootings, the Pacifica Institute, Seattle organized a live conversation between prominent Muslim leaders on 15th December, 2015. The event aimed to provide pushback...
Holiday Toy Drive to make a Smile in a Child in Need

Holiday Toy Drive to make a Smile in a Child in Need

Pacifica Institute along with Embrace Relief organized a holiday toy drive in supporting Orange County Social Services, Operation Santa Claus for children in need.    The County of Orange Operation...
Community Joins Together for Pacifica Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Community Joins Together for Pacifica Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

On Saturday November 21, 2015, Pacifica Institute OC hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. This years dinner was an amazing time, where people of all backgrounds gathered to indulge in a fantastic...
A Hizmet Thanksgiving by Talk in Action coordinated with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake-Lied Club

A Hizmet Thanksgiving by Talk in Action coordinated with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake-Lied Club

When Abraham Lincoln proposed a national celebration of Thanksgiving in response to a recommendation from editor Sarah Josephine Hale, unlike most holidays recognized in the United States it was...
What You Need to Know About the Syrian Refugee Crisis

What You Need to Know About the Syrian Refugee Crisis

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, Pacifica Institute Orange County branch hosted a panel titled “What you need to know about the Syrian Refugee Crisis.” The panel was mediated by Rabbi Arnold...
Fullerton Mayor Greg Sebourn spoke on “Building Bridges and Moving Mountains”

Fullerton Mayor Greg Sebourn spoke on “Building Bridges and Moving Mountains”

On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Pacifica Institute Orange County hosted Fullerton Mayor Greg Sebourn for a luncheon related to local communities in Orange County. The topic presented by Mayor Sebourn...
Chief Hamel: “When the public has placed their trust within the police department will they be able to do their job to the fullest.”

Chief Hamel: “When the public has placed their trust within the police department will they be able to do their job to the fullest.”

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Mike Hamel, Irvine’s Chief of Police, visited Pacifica’s Orange County branch and gave a valuable talk on public trust. He began his talk with a simple claim;...
Cancer Awareness Seminar in collaboration with Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City

Cancer Awareness Seminar in collaboration with Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City

Pacifica Institute, held a Cancer Awareness Seminar on 24th of October in Salt Lake City, Utah. This was organized in collaboration with Huntsman Cancer Institute. The speaker of the day was Jane...