Entries by Candi Martinez

Season of Gratitude: Ruby Olisemeka

We invite you to join in our Season of Gratitude at EBMC! As we close out 2019 we are sharing stories from our Sangha about how EBMC has positively impacted them and asking our Sangha to collectively raise $25,000 to keep EBMC sustainable and accessible for the benefit of so many.  We are tremendously grateful to […]

EBMC is Hiring!

“When we work with love, we renew the spirit” – bell hooks East Bay Meditation Center is currently hiring for an Operations and Facilities Director. This is a part time, salaried staff position with immediate availability. If you are interested in joining the staff team at East Bay Meditation Center and helping us uplift our […]

Seeking new EBMC board members (L.Sangha)

Application deadline Dec. 2, 2019 Help EBMC find a permanent home! If you love East Bay Meditation Center and have experience in fundraising, capital campaigns, and/or real estate management and acquisition, please consider applying to be on EBMC’s L.Sangha (Leadership Sangha / Board of Directors). For full info and application form, click here: https://bit.ly/2pcO0C5 (Other […]

Dharmathon 2019: Sign Up to Help Sustain the Work of East Bay Meditation Center!

We are thrilled to announce Dharmathon 2019 on Friday, October 18th 2019 from 6:30 – 10:00PM.  Please join us for an evening of delicious food, powerful performances and friendship at the beautiful Alice Collective in Downtown Oakland, California.  Sign Up to become a Dharmathoner / Learn More at: https://www.firstgiving.com/event/EBMC/2019-Dharma-thon

Save the Date! An Evening with Tara Brach on Monday, April 22nd 2019!

Save the Date, Sangha Friends! We’re excited to announce our Spring Fundraiser on Monday, April 22nd with the wise and wonderful Tara Brach. This event will be held at beautiful Herbst Theater in San Francisco (ASL interpretation provided & ADA accessible). Tickets coming soon!

Announcing EBMC’s New Half-year Radical Buddhism Leadership Program for People of Color!

We are excited to announce EBMC’s newest program: “Resilience, Refuge and (R)evolution” a six month Radical Buddhism leadership program for self-identified People of Color that begins in January of 2019. In order to nurture and create deepened connectivity, networking and growth for current and future POC leaders, “Resilience, Refuge and (R)evolution” has limited its participation […]

Be The Change, Be The Refuge: Cultivating Self Love and Collective Liberation with Sharon Salzberg and Spring Washam on Friday, September 28th

In such challenging times, how can we practice self care and also cultivate collective liberation? Join us for a visionary evening with renowned meditation teachers Sharon Salzberg and Spring Washam who will be discussing how to forget a path of resistance, resilience and love on Friday, September 28th at First Church Berkeley in benefit of East […]

Doors Open for Silent Vigil, Meditation and Prayer – Wednesday, July 25th

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25: Are you seeking a refuge for silent vigil, meditation and prayer? East Bay Meditation Center will provide a space for silent contemplation as part of our weekly Midday Sangha, 12 pm – 12:45 pm, followed by an optional potluck lunch from 12:45 – 1:35pm. EBMC is located at 285 17th Street, Oakland […]