september, 2017

3sep10:00 am- 5:00 pmMy Home Is Here: Immigrants and Refugees of Color

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A ONE-DAY RETREAT FOR IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES OF COLOR

With Wildecy de Fátima Jury and Bang Nguyen
This daylong meditation retreat for immigrants and refugees of color and/or their adult children includes sitting, walking, and eating meditation; dharma talks; and exercises in small and large groups. To honor our cultures, languages, and heritage there will be opportunities to share our journeys to our current home and to practice meal contemplation in many languages. Bring your lunch or something to share if you wish. Beginners in meditation are welcome; instruction is provided.
Registration: Registration is required and space is limited. Click here or the link below to register. https://sept17homeishere-poc.eventbrite.com Cost: There is no registration fee for attending this event, nor most EBMC events.  However, EBMC is not independently funded. The Center and the teachers will be sustained only by your voluntary donations (the practice of generous giving, or “dana”). Please donate generously, in proportion to your ability: * Either online (you will be offered an opportunity during the online registration process) * Or at the event, in the two baskets at EBMC, one for the Center, the second for the Teacher Thank you for your generosity.  EBMC will be only be sustained through our collective generosity. Fragrance-free: In order to protect the health of community members with environmental illness, please do not wear fragranced products (including “natural” fragrances) or clothes laundered in fragranced products to EBMC.   EBMC is wheelchair accessible.

Time

(Sunday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

East Bay Meditation Center

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