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Programs

What we Do

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We continue to expand and develop our offerings of Buddhist services and mindfulness programs both for our sanghas inside prison and in support of returning citizens. 

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Our Programs

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We share meditation, mindfulness and movement practices, encourage healing and creativity, co-create safe and inclusive communities (sanghas), advocate for decarceration, and support artists, Buddhists, change agents, dharma practitioners, meditators, teachers, and movement facilitators interested in working in the prison system!

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Our original prison program, Buddhist Pathways brings Buddhist religious services to incarcerated individuals. This program aims to support and protect access to Buddhism as a religion for incarcerated people.

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Mindful Prisons is a non-religious, distance-learning program. This project is co-created with formerly incarcerated people and is uniquely focused on how mindfulness tools can support people living in prison.

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Outside Sangha

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Our Outside Sangha is a reentry support program designed to give previously incarcerated people a space to practice meditation, and receive community support.

This group meets weekly on Thursdays from 6:00-7:30pm on zoom and is open to the general public.

Visit www.bfp.is/sangha to join.

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Ongoing Support

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Outside of our three main programs we provide Ongoing Support to currently and previously incarcerated individuals in a variety of ways.

We write letters, provide mentorship,

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Coming Soon

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Program offerings in development include Art Awakenings – a meditative art program and Moving Meditations – a mindful movement program including practice modalities such as yoga, chi gong, and tai chi.

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