- Saturday | September 11, 2021
- 9:10 am - 10:30 am
- YouTube livestream
The Hawaii State Federation of Honpa Hongwanji Lay Associations’ 2021 convention includes an online keynote address on Saturday, September 11 starting at 9:15 a.m. that is open to the public. The speaker is Rick Stambul, a past president of Buddhist Churches of America (BCA). Here is the information from the Lay Convention website.
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Lay Convention 2021
Keynote Speaker: Rick Stambul
September 11, 2021
9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (H.S.T.)
A Response to Anti-Asian Racism and Hate in 21st Century America
Rick Stambul was a foot soldier during the Civil Rights Movement, a past President of the Buddhist Churches of America, and a lawyer with a career focus on issues of Social Justice. He will ask you to be courageous in your thinking….to dare to see a Shin Buddhist path that calls out to you to confront the anti-Asian racism and hate we find in 21st century America. Exactly how can we use love, and not hate, to confront this racism and elevate ourselves in the process?