Welcoming Kai Horton, our new Program Director!

Excited to share with you that Kai Horton is joining the team as our new Program Director!


Kai (they/them/theirs) is a Los Angeles-raised trans, non-binary, queer, Filipinx/Latinx, first-generation poet, and queer and trans joy advocate. They have an expansive background in equity-centered, anti-oppressive leadership. With a passion for innovating, overseeing, and implementing programming and leading teams. Kai believes that our collective freedom lives in the possibility of the intersection of spirituality and activism, as informed by their past community work with Courage of Care Coalition. They believe that rest, somatic healing, embodiment, pleasure, play, and deep relational tending are vital to the well-being of their teams and communities. They are devoted to cultivating spaces of joy and liberation for the LGBTQIA+ community and, most specifically, QTBIPOC folx. Kai is passionate about the work at EBMC and is deeply honored to be welcomed into this incredible sangha.