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

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...
The Fountain Essay Contest 2016: I Am an Immigrant

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...
We Strongly Condemn the Heinous Attack on Innocent People in Orlando

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...
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...
Community Discussion on Combating the Cancer of Extremism at Pacifica Institute, Utah

Community Discussion on Combating the Cancer of Extremism at Pacifica Institute, Utah

Friday, February 12, 2016 saw the inaugural event of the new Salt Lake City location of the Utah Pacifica Institute. This was an open community discussion on Combating the Cancer of Extremism, with...
Lecture: Combating the Cancer of Extremism

Lecture: Combating the Cancer of Extremism

Dr. Daniel Hummel is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Idaho State University. He also has an interest in comparative public administration in particular...
Join the “Love is A Verb” February Screenings

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...
Fethullah Gulen: “Muslims, we have to critically review our understanding of Islam” – Le Monde

Fethullah Gulen: “Muslims, we have to critically review our understanding of Islam” – Le Monde

Words fall short to truly express my deep sadness and revolt in the face of the carnage perpetrated by terrorist groups such as the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). I share...