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Thanks to Zenzele Isoke & Arleta Little for organizing this Cross-Sangha, Multiracial, BIPOC Led Community Action! Zenzele and Arleta are leaders at Common Ground as well as organizers with BIPOC Sanghas for Direct Action. Photo by Elena Favela Photos by …

Photos from Friday’s Protest Sit Outside the Hennepin Gov’t Ctr / Next Protest Sit on Wednesday Read More »

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May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors (www.maywegather.org) is the first national Buddhist memorial service in response to anti-Asian violence. The ceremony will be livestreamed from Higashi Honganji Temple in Los Angeles, which was vandalized …

May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors Read More »

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Passing on a message from two community leaders: Dear Friends, We hope this message finds each of you safe and as well as you can be during these troubling times. We write to invite you to attend a BIPoC led …

Protest Sit Tonight (4/16) @ Hennepin County Govt Center Read More »

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Wednesday, April 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Racism is Killing the Planet Unity Church Unitarian Click here to register Join us in exploring the intersection of racial justice and environmental justice, using the provocative Hop Hopkins article by the same title as the …

Upcoming Events from Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light Read More »

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Greetings CG Community, We would like to pass along a request from a CG community member, Kathilyn, who is struggling with a debilitating, life-threatening illness. She could use support in the following ways. She writes: I would appreciate your time …

Supporting Community Member with Debilitating Illness Read More »

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Our friends at Clouds in Water Zen Center have organized a time for Buddhists to gather up north at one of the frontline, Indigenous-led camps resisting the construction of the Line 3 pipeline. Learn more in this blog post from …

Buddhists and friends invited to Water Protectors Welcome Center Feb. 28 Read More »

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Monday, December 21st, 6:00-6:45pm Zoom link here. Please join us as we come together virtually on December 21st, the Winter Solstice, to offer our practice in support of the larger community effort to oppose the Line 3 oil pipeline. Our participation …

Monday, December 21st: Water and Stars: A Solstice Solidarity Action to Stop Line 3 Read More »

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Dear community, As predicted by many, we moved through Wednesday facing significant uncertainty about the election outcome.  Even today, many mail-in ballots are left to be counted, including in states with very tight races.  We hope to have some sense …

Invitation from Inter-Sangha Non-violent Direct Action Group Read More »

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Friends, Some of us have been working on a love letter to Minneapolis and America in these difficult times. In the words of Ayo Yetunde, “In the spirit of loving-kindness meditation, we ask the dharma practitioners we know to send the letter in that spirit — keep it …

Community Love Letter to Minneapolis & America Read More »

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The Common Ground Book Club invites you to join the next round of reading and discussion on the book, How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi! When: October 25 th from 8:45am-10:15am. Zoom link here. A Little History …

Next Common Ground Book Club Meeting on Oct 25th to Discuss How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi Read More »

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