“love and justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters.”
It’s time to create the conditions that reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with authentic community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the critical conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and prevents our collective awakening. We can only accomplish shifts in awareness by creating conditions for radical honesty, where we drop our need for perfection to speak and act from a place of deep vulnerability and authentic presence. This 5-day deep dive Conversation offers the critical guidance, practices, and experiences we need, but were never taught.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams Sensei, Lama Rod Owens, and guest teacher Dr. Jasmine Syedullah help us navigate grief, apathy, alienation, and burnout and engage in an intimate practice of bold, authentic, and inclusive conversation. Together we will:
As we align our values with our behaviors, we become equipped and empowered to respond to the urgent need for action. All people looking for ways to deconstruct rather than amplify systems of suffering are welcome.
Sliding scale. Scholarships are available. See SMC website for more information.
**We ask that participants read the book Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love & Liberation in advance of the program.
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