BSC's Online Community Conversation

August 30th

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    Room: Online Program

    Boulder Shambhala Center's

    Online Community Conversations, exploring where we find ourselves right now.

    Sunday August 30, 2020
    11AM-1PM

    This meeting will be hosted ONLINE via Zoom, and is open to all. You must register at least 30 min in advance to be sent the link! Nobody is looking at emails or late registrations once the meeting has begun.

    Opening Introduction

    Pandemic Practice:
    Join us in practice beneficial for overcoming obstacles and for those who are suffering.

    Practices will include:
    7 Line Supplication
    Green Tara Practice
    Medicine Buddha Mantra

    Scott Brown Presentation
    A presentation by Restorative Justice professional, on reparative conversations for the Boulder Shambhala Community.

    Small Groups and Community Conversation
    The questions for the Small Groups on Sunday August 30th are:

    1. What do you feel our Boulder Shambhala Community needs right now?
    2. In regard to our Boulder Shambhala Community, what do you need right now?


    Large Group Discussion
    What has arisen in the different groups? What would be helpful to talk about together?

    Dedication on Merit

    About Scott Brown:
    Scott is dedicated to working with the Shambhala Community toward repairing community fractures and healing from community trauma. We are very fortunate and thankful for Scott's willingness to work with us.

     
     
    Scott Brown is bringing restorative justice to bear on the full range of social and environmental issues. Scott’s approach boils down to staying heart-centered and deepening relationships. His book, Active Peace: A Mindful Path to a Nonviolent World, is a practical guide to holistic, transformational change at the personal, interpersonal, and collective levels.
     
    Scott is dedicated to working with the Shambhala Community toward repairing community fractures and healing from community trauma. We are very fortunate and thankful for Scott's willingness to work with us!
     
    Scott’s background includes a master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology and Ecopsychology, and comprehensive training in Hakomi (body-centered) psychotherapy, nonviolent communication, and restorative justice.

    His professional experience includes running the restorative justice program for the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, divorce mediation, relationship coaching, mentoring youth in and out of the criminal justice system, guiding wilderness-based rites of passage, and leading experiential workshops.

    Before getting on the peacemaker path Scott worked for over 15 years on the front lines of environmental activism with organizations including Greenpeace and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. He also spent some years as an organic farmer in Nova Scotia.

    See here for more info: https://4activepeace.com/scott-brown/