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A Multi-media Exploration of Race and Racism through a Buddhist Lens

Saturday, October 19 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

How does Buddhist meditation practice help us to recognize our racial (and other) biases, both within ourselves, and structurally, as a society? How can it help us to dismantle these often subtle, but deeply rooted obstacles to creating a peace and happiness accessible to all? Please join us for this special opportunity to explore these questions and more, with long time activist, scholar, professor, and Buddhist practitioner, Dr. Jan Willis. In conversation, exercises, group activities, and meditation, we will uncover new answers that deepen our understanding, fueling enlightened activism for change at all levels, from the individual to the collective. Also featured will be a screening of the film, “I Am Not Your Negro”, written by James Baldwin.

Registration opens in August for POC folx first, followed by general registration. Send an email to info@dharmafriendship.org to be placed on our email list, or check our website later this summer. Suggested donation to attend, no one turned away for lack of funds.

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dharma Friendship Foundation

Contact:
Jordan Van Voast
Phone: (206) 860-5009
Email: jordanvvvv@gmail.com

Region: Seattle, WA

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Event Website:
dharmafriendship.org

Location:
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 S Roberto Maestas Festival St
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/centilia-cultural-center/centilia/