East Bay Meditation Center

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th St.
Oakland, CA
United States

Type of Teacher: 


Type of Teacher - Other: 

EBMC is co-led by teachers and sangha members.

Teacher/s Name/s: 

Larry Yang, Kitsy Schoen, Joan Doyle, Mushim Ikeda, Charlie Johnson

Sangha Offerings: 

Sitting groups
Non-residential retreats (daylong)
Sutta study or other Buddhist study
People of Color programs/groups
LGBTQ programs/groups
Dharma-in-Spanish programs
Family programs
Socially engaged Buddhism/community service

Sangha Contact Name: 

EBMC Administrator

Sangha Contact Email: 

Sangha Description: 

EBMC's Mission:  Founded to provide a welcoming environment for people of color, members of the LGBTQI community, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented communities, the East Bay Meditation Center welcomes everyone seeking to end suffering and cultivate happiness.  Our mission is to foster liberation, personal and interpersonal healing, social action, and inclusive community building.  We offer mindfulness practices and teachings on wisdom and compassion from Buddhist and other spiritual traditions. Rooted in our commitment to diversity, we operate with transparent democratic governance, generosity-based economics, and environmental sustainability.