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Egos Found and Lost: The Role of Compassionate Interdependence in a Prison Garden Program
with Lisa Benham

This talk discusses recognizable patterns of Dharma found in new paths taken, as described through quotes from the inmate participants of the Insight Garden Program at San Quentin. The stories and details shared come directly from Lisa Benham’s recent Environmental Studies thesis research:  “From Utility to Significance: Exploring Ecological Connection, Ethics, and Personal Transformation Through a Gardening and Environmental Literacy Program within San Quentin Prison.”

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