FBI San Diego Presents 2016 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award to Pacifica Institute

By Yadira Dickey, Community Outreach Specialist, FBI San Diego FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Eric Birnbaum is pleased to announce Pacifica Institute of San Diego as the 2016 recipient of the FBI...

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The Fountain Essay Contest 2016: I Am an Immigrant

Submissions to be posted September 1 – December 31, 2016 We all move. As Einstein said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” Movement is one of the essentials of the physical world. This...

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Seattle Interfaith Ramadan Dinner Brought Together Representatives of Diverse Faith Communities

Pacifica Institute has organized Seattle Interfaith Ramadan Iftar Dinner at Seattle University on June 29. Seattle University School of Theology, Faith Action Network, and The Church Council of...

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We Strongly Condemn the Heinous Attack on Innocent People in Orlando

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of Orlando terror and hate attack. We condemn all forms of religious and other forms of extremism that teach hatred and incite violence. However, we need...

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Pacifica Portland hosted a panel discussion on the Struggle Against Global Terrorism

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Europe and the U.S., Pacifica Institute organized a panel discussion among scholars, government officials and faith leaders in Portland on 18th April, 2016....

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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”...

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Panel: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism

Join the conversation on “The Struggle Against Global Terrorism” with Jihad Turk, President, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School; Rod Stafford, Lead Pastor, Portland Mennonite...

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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...

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Join the “Love is A Verb” February Screenings

Story Love Is A Verb is an examination of a social movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that began in Turkey in the l960s and now reaches across the globe. The group is called Hizmet, the Turkish...

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