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Awakening to Whiteness: Using the Dharma to Dismantle Oppression

Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 3:30 pm

“Without inner change there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.”
― angel Kyodo williams


We work with White Awake, an open-source curriculum designed to educate white people on the history and impacts of racism by focusing on informational resources and spiritual practices to support white people’s engagement in the creation of a just and sustainable society. We have adapted the White Awake curriculum for our sangha. 

Awakening to Whiteness is structured as an “affinity group” for white people to explore the elements that have contributed to this often unconscious identity.  We explore in this way with an understanding that our own liberation/awakening is intimately bound to one another.  Affinity groups are one way to lay groundwork to enlarge our understanding and prepare us to build authentic relationships and alliances. 

WHEN: A Series of Monthly Sunday meetings from 3:30 - 5:30pm

January 12, 2020 - An open meeting to explore the process.

If you plan to come to the first meeting please read:

Healing the Broken Body of Sangha

Who Invented White People?

The next six meetings are for those who can commit to attendance and completion. Feb 9, Mar 8,  April 5, May 3, June 7, June 28