May 22, 2021, 9 a.m. – noon PT
Please note: this event is free for all Branching Stream affiliates and their members, but registration is required.
Welcoming words, Tova & MC Inryu Ponce-Barger, All Beings Zen, Washington DC
Tova Green, Branching Streams liaison, speaks on “Branching Streams Flow On in the Dark”
Introductory breakout groups
Video of Nature Images compiled by Teresa Bouza, Kannon Do Zen Center, CA
Konjin Gaelyn Godwin, Abbot of Houston Zen Center, speaks on “The Climate of Our Time”
Topical breakout groups:
- “Climate Chaos: How does it feel? What will we do?” facilitated by Eden Kevin Heffernan, Richmond Zen Center, VA
- “The Sacred Work of RacialJustice” facilitated by Joan Amaral, Zen Center North Shore, MA
- “Transitioning to Hybrid Zendo Offerings” facilitated by Jon Voss of Mid-City Zen, LA
Ceremony: Looking Back and Looking Forwardwith Douglas Floyd, Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, Chicago, IL; Michael Shinmon Newton, MountainRain Zen Sangha, Vancouver, BC; and Reirin Gumbel, Milwaukee ZC, WI.