Mindful Walks for Immigrant Justice

Three Portland groups are sponsoring a regular public silent meditation walks at Portland’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in SW Portland. The sponsoring groups are Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice, and Ziji Collective (see Facebook).

The walks are held on 2nd Thursdays from noon-1 pm at the Portland ICE offices, 4310 SW Macadam Ave (corner of SW Bancroft & Macadam). Upcoming dates are the 2nd Thursday of the month: Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, Jun 14.

The invitation from these groups reads:

All people concerned about the criminalization of immigration are invited to join in a monthly silent walk of compassion and solidarity. Participants need not be Buddhists or members of any faith. Instruction in the practice of moving meditation will be given at the start of each event. Sheltered bench area available for seated meditation, all levels of ability welcome.

Find out more information: www.meetup.com/Thawing-ICE-Engaged-Buddhism