Peace Islands Institute Pennsylvania Events 


On Wednesday, October 29th 2014 Peace Islands Institute-Philadelphia was graciously hosted Villanova University on its beautiful campus to engage the Greater Philadelphia community, local academicians, and inspired professionals at their Philadelphia 2020: Visions of Civil Society conference. The one-day intensive workshop proved to live up to its premise of being a “different kind of conference” […]



Roundtable Discussion with the Mayor’s Office of Faith-based Initiatives – Philadelphia Philadelphia (Nov. 10th, 2014) – The Peace Islands Institute joined the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Faith-based Initiatives in a roundtable discussion with leaders and journalists from Middle Eastern countries. The delegation was chosen and invited by the U.S. Embassy. Rev. Dr. Malcolm Byrd moderated, […]


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On the evening of November 10, 2014, Peace Islands Institute – Pennsylvania was one of the sponsors of a program of conversation lead by NewCORE, a body of many promoting the tough conversations on race and ethnicity. The mission, vision, and philosophy of NewCORE is aligned with core values of PII. The theme of this […]


The 2nd Annual...

The 2nd Annual Peace Symposium , Peace Islands Institute – Harrisburg, PA On September 27th, Peace Islands Institute co-sponsored the 2nd Annual Peace Symposium with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg. This year, the conference was subtitled “The World in Conflict: Is Peace Possible?”. The conference touched on some pressing issues happening in the world […]


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Peace Islands ‘Iftar at Abraham’s Table’ Interfaith Dinner – PII Philadelphia, Center for Interfaith Affairs Drexel University-University City (July 21, 2014) – On Monday, July 23rd, Peace Islands Institute’s Center for Interfaith Affairs sponsored the University City community’s first interfaith Iftar Dinner at. The dinner was held at Drexel University in its beautiful Alumni Center, […]


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Peace Islands Religious Leaders Interfaith Iftar – PII Philadelphia, Center for Interfaith Affairs Philadelphia (July 23, 2014) – On Wednesday, July 23rd, Peace Islands Institute’s Center for Interfaith Affairs hosted the 1st Annual Religious Leaders Interfaith Iftar Dinner. Religious leaders of the Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Buddhist communities came to the PII office to enjoy […]