Tag: antiracism

Hi folks, We’re sharing this online event from Ujaama Place, an organization that Judith Ragir, Guiding Teacher of Clouds in Water Zen Center, is part of. She writes: “It is a non-for-profit that provides a wholistic transformation process for African-American …

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New CG Community RAG ( Racial Affinity Group) for Bu-Jews. Examining Privilege, Oppression, and Civic Engagement for Buddhist-Jewish practitioners. This community group is for white- male- Buddhist-Jews who are interested in understanding the intersection of race, ethnicity, and privilege.  Specifically, …

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Antiracism Study and Dialogue Circle (ASDIC) is a wonderful local organization Common Ground has partnered with in the past to train our leaders in this vital area. We encourage anyone who’s interested to participate in their upcoming Zoom 10-week circle …

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This fall, starting October 1 there will be an Antiracism Study and Dialogue Circle (ASDIC) offered a few blocks from Common Ground, at Faith Mennonite Church (2720 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406). We highly encourage everyone, especially teachers and …

Antiracism Circle Being Offered this Fall near CG! Read More »

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This reflection was written by Roseanne after week 3 of the antiracism circle.   It’s difficult to write a reflection for Session 3. I mean, it was tough to see and hear the people who had been directly harmed so …

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Common Ground Community Discussion on Using the 5 Precepts to Support Anti-Racism About 20 community members, led by facilitators Shelly Graf and Nora Murphy, met on Sunday March 5th to begin developing collective wisdom around using the 5 precepts as supports …

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This week in the antiracism circle, we looked at some of the historical and structural underpinnings of racism in this country, and in particular in Minnesota. The Dakota and Anishinaabe people were subject to violence and dispossession of their lands, …

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For the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to participate in ASDIC, an antiracism workshop with approximately 28 other members of the Common Ground community including our staff. We are meeting for four hours on Monday mornings over …

Reflection on Antiracism circle from Erica Schultz Read More »

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