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Online Buddhism in Society Discussion Series with Troy Williams

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Please join us on Saturday June 27th, 10:00am to 11:30am for an online talk and Q&A session with Troy Williams as part of our Buddhism in Society Discussion Series. He will be reflecting on the situation in the country after George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Troy was born in Chicago and grew up in LA. He became part of a gang as a teenager and was sent to prison when he was just 14. He joined the Buddhist Sangha at California’s San Quentin State Prison, where he was incarcerated. He says the practice opened up a different world for him and completely transformed his life.

Troy started a project called Restorative Media to help black men and women coming out of prison as well as young people at risk of going to jail. He has also worked with law enforcement officers to educate them about the importance of their interactions.

“Buddhism in Society” aims to explore and understand how to bring the principles of awareness, mindfulness and creative responses to difficult problems present in our communities.
Please Join us via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/807694090

During the discussion please mute yourself if you are in a noisy area, and remember to unmute yourself if you are speaking.

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Date:
June 27
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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