Change Your Mind, Change Your World

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CCMS) began its work in the early 90s with the intention of “reflecting on the contemplative traditions as powerful techniques that have potential for beneficial change in American society.” In other words, CCMS was one of the first organizations to understand the great impact that inner change could have […]

Mirabai Bush | The Work of Compassionate Action

Mirabai Bush is Senior Fellow and the founding Director of the Center on Contemplative Mind in Society. She has led contemplative trainings for social justice activists, teaches compassion practices at the Smith College School of Social Work, helped to create Search Inside Yourself at Google, and directed the Contemplative Practice Fellowships to explore such practices […]

Out of the Spiritual Closet

Practitioners in the field articulate the connection between spirituality and social justice in a myriad of ways. This section shares several frameworks for understanding and describing this work. In addition to sharing the central visual related to each framework, the sources are listed for the reader to find more in depth narrative. Some of these […]

The Seasons Fund: Funding Inner Change

Seasons Fund for Social Transformation catalyzes vibrant and effective social change movements by coupling the power of personal transformation with the public work of creating a just and sustainable world. Together, we aim to raise at least $10 million to support those working for social, economic and environmental justice to embrace a range of contemplative practices that can deepen their capacity to lead.