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Update from the Office of Care and Conduct

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We continue to feel genuine concern for healing the harm that people have experienced in our community and are pleased to be able to share with you some updates on the various initiatives that have come to life over the last years. We also want to reiterate our commitment to culture change and increased awareness, caring, and action in Shambhala. Please send us your ideas and inspirations for this work as we truly welcome your participation and co-creation.

Training continues to be a major focus of Care and Conduct. 

A Restorative Justice (RJ) training will be offered to over 30 individuals from the Code of Conduct Team and Process Team leaders in September, and an 8-week RJ/Active Peace Circle Facilitation Training is being offered on a donation basis, open to all beginning in October. Click here for more information and to register. 

Gender Dynamics – Conversations on Gender and Sexuality in the Three Yanas of Buddhism opens September 25th with talks by Holly Gayley and guests, and conversations facilitated by Tara Templin. Click here for more information and to register.  Live sessions are: October 22, October 29, and December 17.

Scholarships for Right Use of Power Teacher Training beginning in November are available. Click here for more information and email [email protected] if you would like to request financial support.

Sunday Gatherings talks: The Dharma of the Code of Conduct Part I and Part II, offered by Kristine McCutcheon, are now available.

A Right Use of Power 2 Day Retreat: Using Power Wisely with Heart: An embodiment workshop for Right Use of Power practitioners and students. Details coming soon.

Examining Whiteness with the Heart of Warriorship, a six week course facilitated by Sue Gilman, LaDawn Haglund and Tara Templin. Details coming soon.

The Code of Conduct continues to be implemented throughout the sangha, with local community presentations happening in North America and Europe (if you would like to request a local presentation, please contact Nina at [email protected]). In addition, a colour poster of the Code of Conduct is being mailed to all centres with physical locations. For a pdf of the printable poster, click here. Finally, if you are inviting someone to teach or facilitate, please review these draft Guest Presenter Guidelines.

 

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