BPF’s programs, publications, and practice groups link Buddhist teachings of wisdom and compassion with progressive social change.
Our mission: 1. Provide workshops and literatures on political/civic skills 2. Plan actions with existing orgs 3. Build supportive local communitiesanimal rightsbioregionalismbusinesscivicclimate changecommunitycommunity rightsculturedebtdisabilitieseconomicseducationenvironmentfoodforestsfossil fuelshealthhealthcarehomelessnesshuman rightslabor rightsleadershipLGBTQliteraturemedicineminoritiesnon-profitpolicepoliticspovertyracismsocial justicetechnologytransportationurbanurban planningwar and peacewaterwild lifewomen
Website:http://www.writearound.orgWe hold free creative writing workshops in hospitals, schools, prisons, senior centers and social service settings. We also offer workshops for new and seasoned writers who want to participate in our workshops while supporting the communities we serve.