ENGAGED  GROUPS  & ORGANIZATIONS

BUDDHIST ACTION

COALITION - NYC

Practicing Fierce Compassion for Collective Liberation

Coalition of New York City area Buddhists...

to organize and inspire compassionate Buddhist initiatives in advancing social, economic, and environmental justice for the benefit of all beings, undertaken through advocacy and nonviolent direct action.

ZENPEACEMAKERS

International

...to support, inspire, train and mobilize a world-wide movement of members and affiliates conducting humanitarian, peace-building, social and civic action

based on the Zen Peacemakers’ Three Tenets:

Not Knowing, Bearing Witness and Taking Action.

Thích Nhất Hạnh

Program for Engaged Buddhism

understand social justice through a dharmic lens

...promotes academic and public education aimed at cultivating diverse Buddhist responses to pressing social issues. It seeks to generate innovative and informed discourse on topics, such as violence, climate change, racism, poverty and economic inequality, incarceration, gender and sexuality, religious pluralism, and the intersection of contemplative practice and social action.

BASILICA
GREENE

...aims to join cultural activism with ecological responsibility to regenerate the planet, people and economy.  BASILICA GREEN includes new public programs, local green initiatives and strategic partnerships that foster cultural activism, equity, environmental stewardship and sustainable community development.

ONE EARTH SANGHA

...to support humanity in a transformative response to ecological crises based on the insights and practices of the Buddhist tradition... to inspire, inform, and guide our members in actions that will end ecological violence.

COLUMBIA COUNTY WOMEN'S ALLIANCE

...working to elevate women to positions of power and support Alliance members in their work for social justice.

CCWA strives to be a countywide, diverse and collaborative

Alliance of women and community organizations committed to a

just, humane, and equitable society.

SANCTUARY

MOVEMENT

CCSM organizes with immigrants and allies to collectively support, empower and defend our communities... action-focused, providing survival services for immediate needs while fighting for long-term solutions through organizing!  El Movimiento Santuario del Condado de Columbia organiza con inmigrantes y aliados para apoyar, empoderar y defender colectivamente nuestras comunidades.