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Nov 22
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Race, Love, and Liberation

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A coalition of meditation centers sponsors community conversation around race, power, and unity in North Carolina

by Catherine Neill

angel-Kyodo-williams-220x220A long time ago, though it’s only been two weeks, we were in church on a Friday night in Durham, North Carolina to hear Rev. angel Kyodo williams. Everything that has happened in the interim makes that event much more timely and relevant. We chose a church for her talk because we are in the south; Duke Memorial Church is also a member of Durham Congregations in Action (DCIA), a co-sponsor of the event. We – the organizers of this event – came from Durham Shambhala Center, Chapel Hill Zen Center, and Triangle Insight Community, representing a nascent coalition in Durham, a city of 220,000 people, 52% of whom are African-American, Asian and other people of color. Durham is the fifth largest metropolitan area in North Carolina with the largest proportion of minority residents. Continue…

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February 2008: Director’s Reports to the Board of Trustees

Major Events At the beginning of this month we hosted a very successful visit by H.E. Kilung Jigme Rinpoche. 75 people came for his Friday evening talk and then 35 stayed on for each of the day-long programs. The genuine connection between Rinpoche and the Boston sangha ... continue
Posted February 15, 2008 by Sarah

January 2008: Director’s Reports to the Board of Trustees

Practice and Education Updates Following on the Practice and Education Council meeting we now have a very full calendar for 2008 and into 2009. One unique aspect for the 2008 calendar is that we are wrapping up the first and second cycles of Stage 2 of the ... continue
Posted January 15, 2008 by Sarah

Financial Update: Year-end 2007

Interested in how the Shambhala Center’s finances are looking? Please see the link below for the 2007 year-end explanation: 2007 Year-end explanation Please see here for the spreadsheet showing the finances: 2007 Year-end excel sheet From: Community Life News Magazine continue
Posted December 29, 2007 by Sarah

Financial Update: 2007 January to July

Interested in how the Shambhala Center’s finances are looking? Please see the link below for the 2007 January – July explanation. 2007 Jan-July explanation Please see here for the spreadsheet showing the finances: 2007 Jan-July excel sheet From: Community Life News Magazine continue
Posted July 15, 2007 by Sarah

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