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Courageous Conversations About Race: Conversation 2

On Thu, 3 September, 2020 - 10:53
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Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

In association with the International Triratna BIPOC/BAME Teaching Kula. Sponsored by The Dharma Toolkit from The Buddhist Centre Online

Watch the first conversation with BIPOC/BAME Order members

Conversation 2 with a panel of white Order members

Saturday 5th September 

11:00-13:00 PST |13:00-15:00 México | 14:00-16:00 EST | 19:00-21:00 UK + Ireland | 23:30-01:30 India | Australia EST 04.00-06.00 (Sunday 6th) | New Zealand 06.00-08.00

Moderator: Vimalasara

Panelists: Maitrisara, Parami, Prasadachitta, Ratnadharini, Ratnaguna, Saraka, Subhuti, Upayadhi

Questions will be invited from the audience. These panel discussions are open to the whole of the Triratna Community and to all who wish to attend.

There will also be a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter at this event.

Reserve a Space and find more details on our Events page

Courageous Conversations about Race is a series of 3 discussions curated by Vimalasara where members of the Triratna Buddhist Order will be talking about race from their personal experience.  

These conversations have been inspired by the recent uprisings against systemic and structural racism and the impact this has had on our Triratna Buddhist communities around the world. They are also a continuation of recent talks rooted in friendship between Viveka and Paramananda, and between Suryagupta and Subhuti

It’s hoped that as many institutions are reflecting on systemic racism, we as a Buddhist community can reflect on how we can make Triratna more diverse, and our sanghas more reflective of the populations that live where some of our centers are situated.  

These conversations will also be live-streamed on our YouTube channel.

Save the date!
Please join us for the final conversation in this current series on Saturday 26th September. Details to follow on this space and the Live Events page soon!

Conversation 3 with a mix of Order members
Saturday 26th September 

11:00-13:00 PST | 13:00-15:00 México | 14:00-16:00 EST | 19:00-21:00 UK + Ireland | 23:30-01:30 India

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