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People of Color Scholarship Fund

People of Color Scholarship Fund – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the People of Color Scholarship Fund (POC) Leadership Awards Part One of Three article and photos by Mabinti Dennis In this first article, you will find a brief history of the development of the awards. Next time you will read ... continue
Posted July 31, 2015 by Dan
Going Beyond Denial

Going Beyond Denial – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity Reflections on International Western Dharma Teachers Gathering and Shootings in Charleston, SC by Shastri Charlene Leung FACING REALITY: BEGINNING CONVERSATIONS As the Chairperson of the Diversity Working Group for Shambhala International, I am familiar with our collective avoidance of challenging topics like racism and oppression. ... continue
Posted July 3, 2015 by
Celebrating Marriage Equality

Celebrating Marriage Equality – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Diversity Working Group Celebrates Marriage Equality by Robert Pressnall, Diversity Working Group member and former Northern California Regional Head of Education On behalf of the Shambhala International Diversity Working Group, I would like to extend congratulations for the decades of inspiration and hard labor that accomplished the ... continue
Posted July 2, 2015 by
Diving into Diversity

Diving into Diversity – HIGHLIGHT

miksangCOLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity Announcing a new series of online talks by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown article by Amanda Hester, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent For a long while now the Diversity Awareness Working Group has been active within Shambhala. This is a group of committed, experienced and informed community ... continue
Posted November 8, 2013 by
Dathun on Wheels

Dathun on Wheels – HIGHLIGHT

Gatekeeping in my roommate’s fold-up canvas lawn chair.COLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity A Look Back at Shambhala Mountain Center in a Wheelchair by Robert French, Washington DC I was injured in a car accident on November 12th, 1988 that left me paralyzed from the chest down. One therapist helped ... continue
Posted October 11, 2013 by
Community as Path

Community as Path – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity by Fay Octavia Elliott I often laugh with my South African friend about us being the color element in the Boulder Shambhala Center. While we are not the only people of color in the center, there are perhaps only a handful altogether. Though this ... continue
Posted January 2, 2013 by
Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage

Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing a NEW REGULAR FEATURE: ENLIGHTENED SOCIETY CELEBRATES DIVERSITY by Shastri Charlene Leung, Chairperson Shambhala Diversity Working Group With the Enlightened Society Treatise being shared around the mandala from person to person as a “cascading lung”, there’s a new buzz on the planet. But what does enlightened society really ... continue
Posted October 12, 2012 by
Why We Need People of Color Programs in Shambhala

Why We Need People of Color Programs in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

Recently, a long time sangha member, a person of color, attending a vajrayana program, shared with me her experience of being greeted at a Shambhala land center entrance and asked if she was lost and needed directions. This has happened many times to her and, unfortunately, I’ve ... continue
Posted February 22, 2009 by


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