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Buddhism + Social Justice

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Aware of the interconnectedness of all things, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship cultivates conditions for peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability within our selves, our communities, and the world.

Read more About BPF…

Our Work:

Online Courses

From Buddhist wisdom for rageful times, to finding your role in the revolution using our Block Build Be framework, check out our most popular online courses.

Our Work:

Buddhist Voices for Peace

Visit our blog for deep reads, important voices, and honest reflections on Buddhism + social justice. Add your wisdom in comments!

Our Work:

Block, Build, Be Annual Retreat

Block harm and oppression. Build inspiring alternatives. Be in authentic spiritual alignment. Collective liberation is what we aim to do, and Block Build Be is a framework for how we do it.

2018 retreat applications are now closed. Applicants can expect to hear back no later than April 10th.

Want to help support equity at this retreat?

Donate here to support a BBB participant’s access!

  • Childcare & travel stipends
  • Intersectional framing, 75%+ People of Color every year
  • Scholarships for low-income and working-class fam to attend!

Our Work:

Talks & Trainings

At universities, Buddhist sanghas (communities), social movement conferences and more, we speak and teach on the intersections of Buddhism and social justice. 


Refuge & Resistance: Buddhist perspectives on Social Justice

EcoDharma in an Age of Unrest: Buddhist climate activism for a livable future

Dharma & Direct Action: Nonviolent skills + Buddhist contemplative approaches


UC Berkeley

Goddard College

Starr King School of Ministry

New York Insight Meditation Ctr.

EcoDharma Conference

The Chaplaincy Institute

Allied Media Conference

Tassajara Zen Mountain Ctr.

Berkeley, CA

Plainfield, VT

Berkeley, CA

New York, NY

Springfield, NH

Berkeley, CA

Detroit, MI

Carmel Valley, CA

Here’s a menu of our talks and trainings.

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