Luncheons & Forums 


On March 24, 2016, Peace Islands Institute Center for Interfaith Affairs hosted Dr. Zeki Saritoprak for luncheon series on his recently published book “Islam’s Jesus.” Dr. Saritoprak is a professor of Islamic Studies and Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Chair at John Carroll University. Saritoprak started off by highlighting the little-known facts about Jesus’s place in the […]


Gordon Johnson...

Assemblyman Johnson underlines importance of ‘acceptance’ at Peace Islands luncheon honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on Wednesday, January 20. Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson, the keynote speaker for Peace Island Institute’s annual luncheon honoring the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., declared that when it comes to diversity dialogue, he prefers the concept […]



On Thursday, September 22, Peace Islands Institute Connecticut hosted a lecture titled “Violent Extremism in the Name of Religion” by Dr. Hasan Tahsin Arslan from Pace University. Dr. Arslan began his lecture with an overview of the history of terrorism since the 1970s that emerged with Greek anarchist groups, “Post Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan, […]


Peace Islands...

Peace Islands Institute-Law enforcement Luncheon Series Colonel Mr. Fuentes State Police Superintendent- Luncheon May 26, 2015 Speaking at PII luncheon forum, Colonel Joseph Fuentes outlines State Police high-tech law enforcement programs Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes, superintendent of the NJ State Police, was the featured speaker at a luncheon forum on May 22 hosted by Peace […]


1st Media...

April 14th, 2015, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Buffalo, NY. Peace Islands Institute Upstate NY, Buffalo Chapter (PII) hosted media representatives from Buffalo area at Media Appreciation Luncheon at Adam’s Mark hotel. The event was well-attended by major media institutions such as WNED-TV, WGRZ-TV, WKBW-TV, WIVB-TV, Buffalo News as well as New Jersey-based Ebru TV and communication […]


My Brother’s...

Philadelphia (March 31st, 2015) – Peace Islands Institute attended the release of the My Brother’s Keeper action plan for Philadelphia. The release was held at the Community College of Philadelphia. Mayor Michael A. Nutter described Philadelphia’s summary of the program, and how the city planned to be a part of it. Many organizations, such as […]