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Consulting Opportunity: Real Estate Committee Project Management

Available Immediately Applications due June 2, 2021. Duration: 90 to 120 days Contact marian@eastmeditation.org The East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) seeks a consultant to provide short-term, specialized project management support to the Real Estate Committee guiding the identification, purchase, and build out of a new facility for the Center in downtown Oakland. We expect the […]

EBMC signs on to Defund the Police recommendations for Oakland City Council

EBMC signs on to Defund the Police recommendations for Oakland City Council

When Will East Bay Meditation Center Reopen Its Physical Space?

As vaccines become more available and the State of California slowly begins to reopen businesses, some of you may be wondering whether East Bay Meditation Center will be reopening our physical space. We are monitoring the herd immunity rates for Alameda and surrounding counties and want to ensure that our communities have access to vaccines, […]

Unpacking Whiteness: Exploring the Delusion of Race from a Buddhist Perspective | A Benefit for EBMC hosted by Soto Zen Buddhist Association

Unpacking Whiteness: Exploring the Delusion of Race from a Buddhist Perspective | A Benefit for EBMC hosted by Soto Zen Buddhist Association Unpacking Whiteness is a 4-session online course to benefit the East Bay Meditation Center, led and facilitated by Crystal Johnson. More white people than ever before are waking up to the terrible impact […]

Tomorrow Tues May 4 “May We Gather: National Buddhist Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors”

  Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 4 PM PDT – 5:30 PM PDT May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors. You are warmly invited to attend this free online healing ceremony led and organized by Asian American Buddhists in the face of anti-Asian American violence. Access the event website here: […]

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 […]

STL Training Zoom

Spiritual Teacher & Leadership (STL) Training

The Spiritual Teacher & Leadership (STL) training program launched in February 2021 with 30 participants and 4 core teachers.  The purpose of the training is to cultivate future teachers and leaders to step into leadership roles within EBMC and into surrounding communities and sibling organizations. Read more about the participants HERE. https://bit.ly/3afg8Zw

Vote for EBMC’s René Rivera for Community Grand Marshal SF Pride 2021!

Our wonderful EBMC teacher René Rivera has been lifted up as a nominee for Community Grand Marshal for SF PRIDE in 2021, and his name is now on the voting platform at: https://sfpride.org/grand-marshals

We Hold the Grief of our Asian and Asian American Sangha

The East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) expresses our collective grief and outrage at the ongoing violence targeting Asian and Asian Americans and in the wake of the most recent tragic attack in Atlanta. We stand in solidarity with Asian and Asian Americans in beloved community. These violent acts of hatred are arising due to the […]