ZPI SHORT Your World is Not The World

T. Marie King will share a condensed version of her training session. How do you connect with communities that you’re not a part of, by learning how to identify, address and eliminate your biases. Participates will reflect on man made disparities, the importance of self reflection, the necessity of listening and trust and why you’re […]

ZPI SHORT The Whole Language – The Power of Extravagant Tenderness

Fr. Gregory Boyle will share what he has learned in three decades working with marginalized populations at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California—that love is the answer, community is the context, and tenderness is the connective tissue. Tenderness reflects the foundational notion that there is no us and them, only us. Homeboy seeks to be […]

Slavery by Another Name (2012)

Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor […]

“Upwelling” – Peacemaker Chat with Lorraine Padden

Please join our Executive Director Geoff Shōun O’Keeffe, in a Peacemaker Chat on Facebook Live with Lorraine Padden, an award-winning haiku poet, dancer, singer, and non-profit leader who is also an active member and student of the Zen Peacemaker Order. Lorraine will share some of her latest poetry from “Upwelling,” a collection-in-progress that arose in response to […]

Sutra and Bible: Faith and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration

Please join Duncan Ryūken Williams, as he will discuss a new exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in Los Angeles on Buddhism, Christianity, and the WWII Japanese American incarceration, which he co-curated under the title, “Sūtra and Bible.” He will focus on the Buddhist altars, sutra stones, memorial tablets, etc. made by former […]

Q&A Session for Native American Bearing Witness Retreat 2022

A Q&A Session for Native American Bearing Witness Retreat 2022 Wolakota Makasintomni Awachekiyapi Praying for Sacred Harmony and Worldwide Peace Zen Peacemakers International has been conducting retreats following the principles of Not Knowing, Bearing Witness, and Taking Action in Auschwitz, Rwanda, and the Black Hills since 1996. This program is a continuation of this rich […]

A Cloud Never Dies

A new biographical documentary of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh narrated by actor Peter Coyote, A Cloud Never Dies weaves together original film and photographic archives, telling the story of a humble young Vietnamese monk and poet whose wisdom and compassion were forged in the suffering of war. In the face of violence, fear, and […]

Walking the Path of Healing with Midwives Around the World

Please join Jennifer Dohrn as she shares her journey of “Walking the Path of Healing with Midwives Around the World” Jennifer will talk about her lifelong journey as a midwife and Zen practitioner, from working with women and families of color in the South Bronx, New York City to being on the frontlines in South […]