Buddhist Leaders Gathered For White House Conference on May 14

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On May 14, 2015, an group of more than 125 eminent Buddhist leaders gathered at the White House, including Shinge Roshi of The Zen Studies Society and Zen Center of Syracuse. The theme of this historic meeting was “Bringing Our Voices to the Public Square and Compassionate Action to Our Communities”.

The two statements printed below represent the position of 68 signees of the White House—U.S. Buddhist Leadership Conference.

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The Time Is Now: A Buddhist Declaration on Climate Change

A Buddhist Declaration on Racial Justice

Please note that this conference has already occurred. This is an announcement of the statements produced as a result of the conference.

Date: 
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 11:59pm
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Program fee: 
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