From time to time PACRC invites people to engage us on matters that inform and form our faith. Speakers have led us through the authentic steps to serving people who are homeless and living rough on our streets; others have encouraged us to incorporate active listening skills, rather than forcing a certain narrative, when interacting with those we meet.
Frederic Luskin is the author of Forgive for Good and Forgive for Love and one of the world's leading researchers and teachers on the subject of forgiveness.
The Science of Forgiveness | September 17, 2023 | 6pm
Professor Kathryn Gin Lum's lecture showed us how the religious idea of the heathen in need of salvation undergirds American conceptions of race.
Religion, Race, and American History | May 21, 2023 | 6pm
Russell Jeung, PhD, is a Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University and co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that addresses anti-Asian racism.
Healing, Hope, and Justice: From Racial Trauma to Restorative Justice | Jan 22, 2023 | 6pm
Carolyn Chen is an Associate Professor at the University of California Berkley with a focus on the Asian American experience.
Work Pray Code: When Work Becomes Religion in Silicon Valley | Sep 18, 2022 | 6pm