September 2019

15Sep9:30 AM4:30 PMNo Time to Lose: A Dharma Response to Climate ChangeA Dana (By Donation) Benefit for One Earth Sangha and Spirit Rock9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): In-person: James Baraz, Joanna Macy, Belvie Rooks, Jennifer Berezan & others. Via video: Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Venerable Analayo, & others No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: Sunday, September 15; 9:30am – 4:30pm.  
Sliding Scale:
Dana (by Donation) Day. Code JB1B19.
PRESENTERS: In-person: James Baraz, Joanna Macy, Belvie Rooks, Jennifer Berezan & others. Via video: Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Venerable Analayo, & others.

Online option available via Livestream. Register here.

Arrival: Please arrive by 9:15am, to allow enough time for parking and check-in.

This day will be offered in the spirit of dana as a benefit for One Earth Sangha and Spirit Rock. 

Looking for inspiration to be the change you want to see? In this day together, we will explore through teachings, meditation, and experiential exercises, how to apply the gifts and tools available through Dharma practice to the climate crisis–learning to face and transform fear, grief, anger, overwhelm and blocks that keep us from contributing in a meaningful and inspiring way. With this embodied awareness, we can move into conscious action with a deeper connection to ourselves, our community, and our world.

This day will be offered in the spirit of dana as a benefit for One Earth Sangha, a platform for teachings on a wise Dharma response to climate change, and for Spirit Rock. All presenters are offering teachings as their dana to support this day. We want to make the day available to all and we hope it will inspire everyone to be as generous as possible.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.


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  • Belvie Rooks

    Belvie Rooks

    Belvie Rooks incorporates meditation and stillness as part of her youth/elder, intergenerational wisdom circles. Co-founder of "Growing a Global Heart" along with her late husband, poet Dedan Gills, she has engaged in ceremonial tree plantings along the Trans-Atlantic Slave Route in West African and the Underground Railroad in the United States and Canada. Her new book, I Give You the SPRINGTIME of My Blushing Heart:A Poetic Love Song is co-authored with Dedan. SPRINGTIME is a poetic memoir dealing with love, grief, loss and transcendence. She and Dedan are also featured contributors in The Power of Love: A Transformed Heart Changes the World, edited by Fran Grace PhD. Her essays are included in a number of anthologies including, My Soul Is a Witness: African American Women's Spirituality, Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women's Voices and Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet, with an introduction by Jane Goodall. She is a Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award winner as senior editor of, Paris Connection: African American Artists in Paris.

  • Bhikkhu Analayo

    Bhikkhu Analayo

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  • Jack Kornfield, PhD

    Jack Kornfield, PhD

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  • James Baraz

    James Baraz

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  • Jennifer Berezan

    Jennifer Berezan

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  • Joanna Macy

    Joanna Macy

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  • Tara Brach, PhD

    Tara Brach, PhD

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