Dharma & White Privilege
A workshop with Crystal Johnson and Chris Fortin
10:00am - 4:30pm $40
Deer Run Zendo, Corte Madera, CA (directions will be e-mailed to registrants)
Cost does not include a traditional donation (dana) to the teachers at the end of the day. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please bring a bag lunch.
As white practitioners in the U.S., we have been, and are, shaped by social, economic and other systems that bene t us at the expense of people of color. To the extent that we are unaware of this system of white privilege and racial conditioning, we are not free to make skillful choices about how to act within it. Rather, we unwittingly behave in ways that lead to suffering for ourselves, our fellow practitioners, our community and the larger society.
In this day of practice, guided meditation, self-re ection and dialog we will investigate our acculturated belief systems and how they serve as barriers to awakening, both our own and others’. We will explore ways of moving towards greater freedom and the opportunities for action that open as our minds become less encumbered by constructed identities.