Tag: Social Justice

Aspiring Allies Finding Our Way

In our Buddhist and mindfulness communities there are many times that call for us to be allies to one another. My own aspiring ally journey has brought a lot of growth along with many setbacks–heart-felt intentions along with plenty of uncomfortable mistakes–and it continues to bring deeper, more real, loving, joyful relationships with folks in my life. On this journey I’ve been looking for freedom; freedom and justice for myself and for all beings. All of this is spiritual practice.

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Incarcerated Students Struggle During Lockdown

I miss their shy smiles, their hugs, the way they loosen up and get a little goofy during mindful movement. Most of all, I miss the peace on their faces and the tangible sense of ease in their orange-clad bodies after a guided meditation. It is a visceral experience that anchors me to a unique sangha: the men and women incarcerated in the DC Department of Corrections.

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Racial Justice: What Can I Do?

Over the years, the hateful killing of black Americans at the hands of police has been shocking, heartbreaking, and paralyzing. Why does this keep happening and what can we do to stop it…what can I do to stop it? And to stop other horrendous acts of hatred toward minority communities and individuals in our country?

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IMCW Stands in Support of Black Lives Matter

Our nation, and the world, grieves the continued violence against Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC). The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and Ahmaud Arbery represent but a fraction of the brutality at the hands of police and other authorities. 

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