Anticipation & Preparation

The month of August has been an interesting time here at CXC. We have been diligently preparing for the month of September and all that it holds. The month began with exciting news about MindfulVOTES. Transformative Change, the national movement-building segment of our work will be anchoring this campaign. Its goal is to “galvanize the […]

2011 Year in Review

2011 has been a very full year for CXC (Center for Transformative Change). We rang in 2011 with a New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony and Meditation. We celebrated together our intentions with good food and drink, in community. In February, three of our staff participated in the 2nd gathering of the Forward Stance Leadership Initiative, […]

27 Days of Change | Fall 2011 Practice Period

Thirty-three people from around the world participated in the 27 Days of Change | Fall 2011 Practice Period. There were a number of local Bay Area participants, many on the East Coast, and one as far away as Thailand. Some were veteran participants, and some were brand new. All folks committed to making significant 360-degree […]

27 Days of Change | Spring 2011 Practice Period

Twenty-six people from around the nation participated in the 27 Days of Change | Spring 2011 Practice Period. Some were veteran participants, and some were brand new. All folks committed to making significant 360-degree shifts in service to their personal transformation.

Our Report Back 27 Days of Change | Winter 2010

Thirteen people from around the country recently completed the winter 2010 Practice Period. Participants worked with many rich intentions to shift challenging relationships and perspectives to help find more space, self-awareness, and presence every day.

Back on the Block

The New Dharma Community is back full force. And we’re shaping up for the new year by bringing attention to the practices that transform lives–because a transformative movement is nothing without practice. And it’s nothing without community. So we’re re-introducing and refining ways to make what we do accessible to folks in the field.

27 Days of Change | Fall 2010 Practice Period

Twenty people from around the country and participating in the Fall 27 Days of Change | Practice Period. During the 27 Days, formal participants commit to intensifying reflective and contemplative practice on three levels (inner, interpersonal, and global/social), which when brought together, form a holistic relationship to one’s life and creates the conditions for transformation.

27 Days of Change | Practicing with a Virtual Community

guest written by Leslee Goodman
27 Days of Change | Practice Period
Winter 2009 & Spring 2010 Participant

2009 was my year of virtual community. For half the year, my husband and I lived in rural Washington. We had no neighbors, but I did belong to a progressive list-serve that enabled me to feel connected and hopeful, even while news of tea parties and other right-wing hysteria swirled around me. I grew to deeply appreciate my list-serve members, even though I never met most of them. They let me know I wasn’t alone.