The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Mindfulness and Principled Action in Difficult Times

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104
Sep 17
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 @ 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104

The Columbia Law School Mindfulness Program invites you to a discussion of the intersection of mindfulness practices and racial justice, commemorating Professor Rhonda Magee's latest book, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness, featuring Professor Rhonda Magee, Sharon Salzberg, and Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Rhonda V. Magee, MA, JD is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, and board chair of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, is a pioneer in the movement to intersect mindfulness, law and social justice. She is author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness. RhondaVMagee.com. usfca.edu/law/faculty/rhonda-magee.

Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author. She has played a pivotal role bringing meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture since 1974. Sharon is co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society, in Barre, MA and has authored 10 books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her 2017 release, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Acclaimed for her down-to-earth and relatable teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. Her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post. Sharon is also the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, with 100+ episodes featuring interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement. Learn more at www.sharonsalzberg.com.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D is a scientist, meditation teacher, and writer. He is the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and is internationally known for bringing mindfulness practices into the mainstream of medicine, health care, and society.

Food and refreshments will be provided.

To reserve a space or view a livestream of this event, please go to https://mindfulness.law.columbia.edu/events/inner-work-racial-justice-mindfulness-and-principled-action-difficult-times.

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