• Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, Ca 91101
  • United States
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
  • 7:30am - 8:00am
  • Friends in Deed

    Friends in Deed, a non-profit organization is hosting the 44th Annual Pasadena Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at the Pasadena Convention Center.  A community-wide gathering of Pasadena citizens to prayerfully support our city, featuring this year’s keynote speaker, John E. Kobara, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the California Community Foundation.

    Keynote Speaker

    Mayor Tornek and Friends in Deed are honored to have John E. Kobara as the keynote speaker for the Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast.  John E. Kobara is a respected figure nationally in the philanthropic and nonprofit communities. As chief operating officer of CCF, he is responsible for all of the development, marketing, administrative, grant making, civic engagement and donor relations functions of the foundation.  He joined the foundation in 2008 to head the external and donor relations department. From 2003-2008, he was on the foundation’s board of directors while serving as head of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles.  For 35 years, Kobara has been leading and managing innovative nonprofit organizations, companies and technology startups, and actively involved in advancing social justice by increasing access to educational opportunities in Los Angeles.  In 2007, Kobara received the City of Angels Award for his service on behalf of children and families. He was a Coro Fellow in Los Angeles and earned a bachelor’s from UCLA, a master’s in business administration from USC and a master’s from Occidental College.

    Last Year’s Prayer Breakfast (Video)


    Parking at the Pasadena Convention Center is $12 per day for up to 16 hours or $18 per day for in and out privileges. Our subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena.  The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the Convention Center; these are operated by Paseo Colorado.  More info→

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Convention Center is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 freeway as well as the 110 freeway.  For detailed direction click here or visit Google Maps.

  • Cost: $35 for individual. $400 for table of 10. Sponsorship and Table Sponsors $500-$1,500
  • Venue Information

  • Pasadena Convention Center
  • T: (626) 795-9311
  • Venue Website
  • Organizer Information

  • Friends in Deed
  • T: (626) 797-2402
  • Contact Organizer
  • Organizer Website
  • Event Information

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