september, 2017

12sep7:59 am- 9:59 amMindful of Race in DC with POC-LGBTIQ

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Mindful of Race – Not There Yet, IMCW POC-LGBTIQ, DC

September 12, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

“Mindful of Race – Not There Yet!”

An Evening with Ruth King for the IMCW People of Color and LGBTIQ Sanghas

Racism remains one of the most rooted and painful impasses of our time. It is fed through unawareness, the misuse of power, and an inability to sit with the truth. In this engaging evening, using mindfulness principles, we understand the skeletal shape of racism and the flesh we put on its bones as individuals and members of racial groups. Reviewing the Vipallsa Sutta, we learn how to unpack our conditioning, remember our belonging, and establish practices that support understanding and collective cure. Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Mt. Pleasant, Washington, DC. Exact address will be disclosed upon acceptance into the event. RSVP: E-mail your RSVP to la_sarmiento@yahoo.com Because of the overwhelming initial response to this event, a lottery will be drawn by Friday, August 25th. At that time, you will be notified via e-mail of your status. The exact address of the venue will also be given at that time. Only 1 RSVP per e-mail to enter the lottery. If friends are joining you, they must RSVP to me directly. To create a racial balance at the event, please indicate if you identify as a person of color or a white person in your RSVP. NO RSVPs WILL BE TAKEN THROUGH THE FACEBOOK EVENT. Thank you. Cost: Suggested dana/donation of $10-15 offered at the end of the event. And any amount you are able to offer is greatly appreciated to support Ruth’s teaching.

Time

(Tuesday) 7:59 am - 9:59 am EST

Location

Insight Meditation Washington DC

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