The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy. 
Martin Luther King

June 18, 2020

Dear dharma friends,
In response to the recent developments across our nation, we share a letter from dharma teacher Susie Harrington. Please take the time to read it. We have also included a few additional resources below for how we can all counteract racism.

Sincerely,
The SFVS board

Read Susie Harrington’s Letter Here.

Resources:
White Teachers Responding to Racism & Suffering – with Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield & Trudy Goodman.  Recorded June 4, 2020

The difference between being “not racist” and antiracist  by Ibram X. Kendi

May Disrupting Anti-Black Racism Never Cease
By Kamilah Majied in Lion’s Roar, JUNE 12, 2020