Category Archive: Recent Events, slideshow

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

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

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...
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....
From San Bernardino to Brussels: The Struggle Against Global Terrorism

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

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...
Coastal Protection Updates by Senator Ben Allen

Coastal Protection Updates by Senator Ben Allen

On March 18, 2016, Pacifica Institute Los Angeles branch hosted California State Senator Ben Allen for a luncheon forum on Coastal Protection Updates. In 2014, California State Senator Ben Allen was...
Climate Change and How It Affects Our Community

Climate Change and How It Affects Our Community

On February 9th, three brilliant experts on climate change and its effects on the community joined a panel held by Pacifica institute, Orange County branch in collaboration with United Nations...
Around the Fountain discussed  “Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer”

Around the Fountain discussed “Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer”

On January 14th, 2016, Pacifica Institute’s Orange County branch hosted a session of the “Around the Fountain” discussion series. The article discussed was entitled, “Muslims...
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...
Holiday Toy Drive to make a Smile in a Child in Need

Holiday Toy Drive to make a Smile in a Child in Need

Pacifica Institute along with Embrace Relief organized a holiday toy drive in supporting Orange County Social Services, Operation Santa Claus for children in need.    The County of Orange Operation...