Hate Crime Presentation by OC Human Relations

The Orange County Human Relations Commission was founded in 1971 by the Orange County Board of Supervisors in collaboration with the OC League of Cities.  Over the last 25 years the Commission has...

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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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Law Enforcement Iftar Dinner in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney’s Office

On June 23, the Pacifica Institute, in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, held its third annual iftar dinner with attendance from the local and federal law enforcement community. Acting...

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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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Muslim and Jewish Teens Coming Together with Their Parents for the Passover Celebration

On Sunday, the Pacifica Institute welcomed teens of Malibu synagogue and Pacifica Teens, along with Rabbi Judith Halevi and the parents of the teens from Malibu Synagogue for Passover...

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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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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....

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From San Bernardino to Brussels: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism

Panel speakers included Salam Al-Marayati who is the president and co-founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, Horace Frank, LAPD Commander Anti Terror, and Ambassador Rudi Veestraeten who is...

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Pacifica Youth Joined the Focolare Community Event and Made a Presentation About the Institute

A group of youth from Pacifica Institute attended an interfaith event at the Christ Cathedral Academy along with the community of Focolare Movement. There were  more than a dozen speakers to...

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