Process Team letter to the community (2 August 2019): Invitation to Participate in Free Online Theory U Course

Dear Shambhala Community, In place of an update this month, the Process Team (PT) would like to extend an invitation to those members of the community interested in exploring Theory U, and training in its methodology together with the PT. What is Theory U? At its core, it is a framework and set of tools that help communities … Continue reading Process Team letter to the community (2 August 2019): Invitation to Participate in Free Online Theory U Course

June 2019

Please note: Because the work of the Process Team (PT) is dynamic and evolving, specific Working Groups (WGs) may arise or dissolve over time, and not every existing group will provide a monthly update.  The Process Team Steering Committee (SC) The PTSC facilitated a second full-PT gathering via Zoom on June 22. During this two-hour … Continue reading June 2019

Portland, Oregon (USA) Sangha Gathers in a New Way

From John David Smith, March 2019 As Co-director of the Portland Shambhala Center, I’ve been thinking about how to get the Portland sangha to cheer up, get more engaged, and break some of the habits we have around excessive deference to authority.  I think that talking about talking in a different way is not as good … Continue reading Portland, Oregon (USA) Sangha Gathers in a New Way