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Special Event: Ruth King on Mindfulness of Race

Thursday, November 15
7:30 – 9:00pm

In this talk, Ruth King — author of Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out — blends an understanding of mindfulness principles with an exploration of our individual and collective racial conditioning and its systemic proliferation. With mindfulness practice, we learn how to stay present to what’s true and what’s difficult with a caring and wise heart. This talk emphasizes how being mindful of race supports a culture of care and belonging. Ruth King, is a teacher in the Insight Meditation tradition. She is on the Teacher’s Council at Insight Meditation Community of Washington and Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and is the founder of Mindful Members Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte, NC. She is a life coach and leadership consultant, and offers the Mindful of Race Training program to teams and organizations nationwide. She is the author of several publications, including Healing Rage: Women Making Inner Peace Possible and Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out. www.RuthKing.net.