Category Archive: Recent Events, slideshow

Seattle Interfaith Ramadan Dinner Brought Together Representatives of Diverse Faith Communities

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

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....
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...
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...
Noah’s Pudding Brought Faith Communities Together in Seattle

Noah’s Pudding Brought Faith Communities Together in Seattle

Pacifica Institute volunteers in Seattle has shared Noah’s Pudding with Redmond United Methodist Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, and Bellevue Newport Presbyterian Church members. Pacifica...
Peacebuilding and the Hizmet Movement panel held at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions

Peacebuilding and the Hizmet Movement panel held at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions

From October 15th to 19th, the Parliament of the World’s Religions arranged a gathering at Salt Lake, with the motto “Reclaiming The Heart of Our Humanity.” The aim was to convene people of all...
Bellevue City Mayor Balducci: “Bellevue welcomes the world.”

Bellevue City Mayor Balducci: “Bellevue welcomes the world.”

On May 21st, 2015 Pacifica Institute hosted Bellevue City Mayor Claudia Balducci for Luncheon. Claudia Balducci has served on the Bellevue City Council since 2004. The topic for the luncheon was...
Cherishing Art Contest and Fundraiser for Homeless, Neglected and Abused Children

Cherishing Art Contest and Fundraiser for Homeless, Neglected and Abused Children

Who says fundraising for homeless, neglected and abused children needs to be serious? A sold-out Cherishing Arts Initiative Gala evening on Tuesday was filled with plenty of laughs and some unique...
‘Cyber Security for Our Kids and Families’ by Police Officer Mathew Aragon

‘Cyber Security for Our Kids and Families’ by Police Officer Mathew Aragon

On Wednesday, April 22nd, Pacifica Institute Orange County hosted a lecture on Cyber Security for Our Kids and Families, featuring Irvine Police Officer Mathew Aragon. Officer Aragon has been an...
Islam’s Jesus – by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

Islam’s Jesus – by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

On April 21, 2015, Pacifica Institute Seattle hosted Dr. Zeki Saritoprak for a lecture on his recently published book “Islam’s Jesus.” Dr. Saritoprak is a professor of Islamic Studies and...