Category Archive: Recent Events, slideshow

Talk in Action at The Road Home

Talk in Action at The Road Home

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. –Dalai Lama On Monday night the friends of Pacifica Institute Utah Talk in Action met at The Road Home to teach a half dozen different art...
Pacifica Connects: Peaceful Coexistence Experience in Korea

Pacifica Connects: Peaceful Coexistence Experience in Korea

Pacifica Institute organized a delegation to attend the 4th Peaceful Coexistence Conference and debate at Seoul National University titled “Countering Violence Extremism at the Grassroots Level”...
Pacifica Utah’s Talk In Action and Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable Bring Neighbors Together to Feed Children Around the World

Pacifica Utah’s Talk In Action and Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable Bring Neighbors Together to Feed Children Around the World

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. -I John 3:18 Many of us long to make a positive and lasting impact on those around us, desiring to do...
Dr. Amir Hussain:”American values and Islamic values are intertwined and are not as different as imagined.”

Dr. Amir Hussain:”American values and Islamic values are intertwined and are not as different as imagined.”

April 14, 2016, Amir Hussain, Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, gave a lecture on Islam and the building of America at Pacifica Institute Los Angeles branch. Dr....
“Kimchi was a motivating experience of the recent Pacifica trip to South Korea for us travelers, who participated in interfaith dialogue and roundtable discussions on Countering Extremism.”

“Kimchi was a motivating experience of the recent Pacifica trip to South Korea for us travelers, who participated in interfaith dialogue and roundtable discussions on Countering Extremism.”

What is kimchi? It is a very spicy, pickled/fermented cabbage, typically prepared with a variety of seasonings including garlic, red or other chili peppers, and vinegar. But, what is kimchi? It is a...
From San Bernardino to Brussels: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism

From San Bernardino to Brussels: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism

On March 31, 2016, Pacifica Institute Los Angeles branch hosted a panel discussion titled “From San Bernardino to Brussels: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism” Panel speakers included...
Gerald Grudzen: ISIS and Turkey’s crumbling democracy

Gerald Grudzen: ISIS and Turkey’s crumbling democracy

By Gerald Grudzen, Special to the Mercury News The terrorist attacks Paris and now Brussels continue to undermine the life of pluralistic societies in Europe and encourage ever more repressive...
The Interfaith Youth Council of Orange County 12th Annual Faith Forum and Festival

The Interfaith Youth Council of Orange County 12th Annual Faith Forum and Festival

Written By Gagandeep Kaur Mann Pictures Provided by Kurt Huckleberry The Interfaith Youth Council of Orange County 12th Annual Faith Forum and Festival On March 13th, 2016, the Interfaith Youth...
Istanbul Summit 2016: Reconsidering Gender Equality and Peaceful Societies I 7-8 May I Bangkok, Thailand

Istanbul Summit 2016: Reconsidering Gender Equality and Peaceful Societies I 7-8 May I Bangkok, Thailand

Istanbul Summit 2016 will be held by the Journalists and Writers Foundation, with its Women’s Platform, on 7-8 May, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand in partnership with Thailand Achievement Institute....
Reflection on the Asia-Pacific Trip with the Hizmet Movement

Reflection on the Asia-Pacific Trip with the Hizmet Movement

People undertake travel for a spectrum of reasons that range from the economic to the voyager; journeys that are spiritual, social, aesthetic, emotional or emotional, with combinations and blends,...