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Are you interested in adding social justice work to your Buddhist practice? Our multi-sangha ISAIAH affiliated Buddhist group is having an outdoor event Tuesday, June 15 from 6-8 at Newell Park in St Paul (on Pierce Butler Route just west of …

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Hi CG community, passing on information about an upcoming gathering in opposition to Line 3 that some Buddhists in the Twin Cities are attending, for those of you who may be interested. Ben Connelly of Minnesota Zen Center is organizing …

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Are you interested in adding social justice work to your Buddhist practice? Our multi-sangha ISAIAH affiliated Buddhist group is having an outdoor event Thursday May 27 from 6-8 at Newell Park in St Paul (on Pierce Butler Route just west …

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Greetings Common Ground friends, One of our community members, Meredith Sommers, recently researched her family history and how it relates to our country’s history of slavery. We hope you find her explorations interesting and inspiring. Another resource on this topic …

A Pandemic Project: Discovering Family by Meredith Sommers Read More »

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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 TONIGHT TUESDAY 4/20 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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