People of Color Group, with Sebene Selassie


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Join us for a special BZC POC sangha gathering with Sebene Selassie.

About Sebene Selassie

Sebene Selassie is a dharma teacher, writer, coach and consultant. She began studying Buddhism over 25 years ago as an undergraduate at McGill University where she majored in Comparative Religious Studies. She has an MA from the New School where she focused on race and cultural studies. For over 20 years she worked with children, youth, and families nationally and internationally for small and large social justice and social change programs. Her work has taken her everywhere from the Tenderloin in San Francisco to East Harlem, NY, to refugee camps in Guinea. She is the former Executive Director of New York Insight Meditation Center and currently serves on the boards of both the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and Sacred Mountain Sangha. Sebene is passionate about making the dharma accessible and relevant for our times and teaches regularly online, in New York City, and nationally. Sebene is a 3-time cancer survivor.

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