Entries by Candi Martinez

ONLINE: Honoring Our Asian American Buddhist Ancestors

An Online Event with Rev. Duncan Williams Saturday, May 15th 2021 2:00PM – 4:00PM PST  (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided The March 16th Atlanta shootings claimed the lives of eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, including 63-year-old Buddhist, Yong Ae Yue. Yue’s tragic death follows upon months of unrelenting racist taunts […]

Volunteer Needed: Dharma in Motion Zoom Moderator

EBMC is currently seeking a volunteer Dharma in Motion Zoom Moderator. For more information on this volunteer position, please read the Volunteer Description. Contact: shah at eastbaymeditation dot org if you are interested!

ONLINE: White and Awakening In Sangha 2.0

*Just Announced* White and Awakening in Sangha 2.0 Dates: Feb 28 – May 16, 2021 Pre-req: This program is designed for and open to white-identified people who participated in the White and Awakening in Sangha course at the East Bay Meditation Center (or an equivalent program with permission of the teachers). Description: This in-depth program […]

Honoring Beloved Friend & Teacher, Shahara Godfrey

You are warmly invited to join us as we honor our beloved friend and teacher, Shahara Godfrey on Sunday, December 13th 2:00PM PST (Time Zone Converter)    We at the East Bay Meditation Center want to support Shahara’s family with burial expenses and outstanding bills, which are significant. We are asking those touched by Shahara’s […]

Covid Relief Fund: Committed to Our Collective Well Being

We feel so fortunate to be the intermediary between generous donors and members of our sangha who need financial support at this time. We are now accepting applications for our Covid-19 relief fund and we encourage sangha members in need to apply by  November 30th, 2020.           

We Are Hiring!

Wednesday, October 28th 2020: East Bay Meditation Center is currently hiring for an Event Coordinator and Practice Group Liaison! This is a salaried, part time position. Click here to read full job description.  Interested parties are invited to send their cover letter and resume to the contact listed on the job description. The first review […]

Open Letter from East Bay Meditation Center’s Core Teachers

May 30, 2020 As Core Teachers at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California, we condemn police violence and the ongoing systematic abuse and killing of Black, Brown, and Indigenous people, and members of other target populations. These abuses are manifestations of centuries of patriarchy and white supremacy which have institutionalized the oppression of […]

Teen Circle: Online Meditation for Teens Age 14-19!

“Sometimes when I feel alone, I get into an internal narrative where I tell myself that no one can understand what I’m going through. I start to believe that I can’t connect to anyone. The practices I’ve learned at EBMC Teen Circle have been a gateway into my ability to step out of that cycle. […]

COVID-19 Letter from Spiritual Teacher & Leadership Team: This is Important Now More Than Ever

Dear Beloved Communities: On behalf of the Spiritual Teacher & Leadership (STL) training program, the core teaching team extends our gratitude and appreciation to EBMC’s staff, volunteers, benefactors, and technical support in transitioning to the new on-line platform.  We extend deep gratitude to all our Sanghas for their devoted commitment to practice and continued support […]