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  • Location Online
  • Experience Levels All
  • This class is a donation based class. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
  • Date/Time Saturday, March 21, 2020
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT

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For many of us who identify as white, we hold the paradox of both benefiting from the injustice of racism and racist policies and sincerely wanting to contribute to its end. Our work is about turning towards the harm caused by racism, even as our socialization as members of the dominant group would have us turn away. We ground our work in the two wings of mindfulness: discernment and compassion. It is not our fault that a system of racial oppression exists, but it is our responsibility to acknowledge our place within it and work towards its end.

This event is intended for people who identify as white. It is offered both as a follow up to the program offered last month with the anti-racist advocate Tim Wise, and for anyone seeking to interrogate and interrupt the patterns of harm that operate internally and externally. Attendance at the Tim Wise is not a mandatory prerequisite to this gathering, though you can access a recording of the event here if you wish to view it. The opportunity to do this work in community is so supportive and a helpful resource for those who commit to it. Please join us!

Note: This class is offered online via Zoom Conference Call. You will be emailed a link to connect via your computer or phone. Please use Chrome as your browser.

Maureen Shannon-Chapple Teacher

Maureen Shannon-Chapple has been a practitioner of yoga and meditation since her teenage years. Her professional life has included classroom teaching, parenting trainings, adult education, and college teaching. She is a 2008 graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Community Dharma Leader Training, and has led groups including ILA’s Family Program, mindfulness classes, and the weekly... Read more

Kris Peterson

Kris Peterson is a graduate of InsightLA’s Meditation Facilitator program. She is also a yoga teacher, writer, and professor of anthropology at UC Irvine. Before becoming an academic, Kris worked in the Bay Area as a crisis counselor in homeless and battered women shelters. She was active in a variety of social justice issues and... Read more

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