Events at Berkeley

Note: All events are free and open to the public. To receive updates about these and future events, please email


Fall Meditation Retreat - Oct. 12, 2013

We will host a one-day retreat for the Berkeley Law community at Deer Run Zendo in Corte Madera. For more details, please visit the event page.

Mindfulness in the Corrections System - Oct. 14, 2013

Psychologist Jacques Verduin will present on the transformational, mindfulness-based programs he has launched at San Quentin and other California prisons. Please click here for more details.

Retreat for Lawyers at Spirit Rock Meditation Center - Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2013

The Mindfulness Initiative is organizing a three-day meditation retreat for lawyers, judges, law students and law school professionals. Please visit the Spirit Rock event page for more details.

Social Justice, Mindfulness and Diversity - Nov. 4, 2013

Angela Harris, Professor at UC Davis King Hall School of Law and a scholar of critical race theory, will discuss the role of contemplative practice in social justice work, and the struggle to make our institutions--including institutions of higher education--more diverse and inclusive.