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 email@example.com 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.