Pacifica Institute thought of the talk series as a venue to cultivate friendship and strengthen civic dialogue among the many civil communities.

The speakers of the talk series include prominent government, elected, corporate and media officials, religious leaders, academics, diplomats, and other civic leaders and they will share their viewpoints and experiences on important issues facing our local communities.

These talk series provide information on important public, intercultural issues and help to build ever-lasting and strong relationships among the diverse ethnic communities in the west coast of USA.