Addressing Racism

‘Racism is a heart disease, and it’s cureable!’ – Ruth King




White Awareness Insight Curriculum for Uprooting Privilege: A Dharma and Racism Study Program, 2016
This training that has been undertaken by all the nuns and board members of Aloka Vihara and the Saranaloka Foundation, as a way to wake up to whiteness and to learn about decolonization.

Investigating White Identity, 2021
Updated program to reflect more recent events.

Catalyst Project, Trainings
     Placerville Timeline
     5 ways to incorporate Racial Justice into your work for majority- or all-white groups
     Culture Shift

Antiracism Study Dialogue Circles, Workshops

Talks, Articles & Books:

Bhikkhu Analayo, Confronting Racism with Mindfulness, 2020

Bhikkhuni Pannavati, Greed, hatred & delusion, and how it relates to the BLM movement, 2020

Bhikkhu Bodhi, From Tragedy Springs Hope: Reflections on the Killing of George Floyd, 2020

Kalyanee Mam, Unraveling the Stitches, 2021

Kimberly Jones, How Can We Win, 2020

Noel Quintana, ‘I Shouted For Help, But Nobody Helped Me’: Asian Americans Are Under Attack, 2021

Ruth King, Mindful of Race, 2018

Shakil Choudhury, Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them, 2015

Online Resources:

Ruth King, Mindful of Race Institute

Joe Faegin, Systemic White Racism ~ a summary, 2020 |

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies: Ways to Engage in Social JusticeGlossary of Helpful Terms

Tsuru for Solidarity: Stop Repeating History