Buddhists Compassionately Confront A Stinking System - And Ourselves

Help us train in nonviolent direct action and host our first BPF gathering since 2006!
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This campaign started on Sep 24 and closed on October 30, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $15USD
    Compassionate Communiqué

    A selection of 3 Engaged Buddhist Art postcards featuring exquisite original works by engaged Buddhist artists.

    19 claimed

  • $30USD
    Broke Bodhisattva

    The System Stinks curriculum for low-income members. The full 2014 curriculum, plus discounted registration for next year's summer gathering.

    27 claimed

  • $45USD
    Upaya Uprising

    The System Stinks curriculum, developed by BPF over the course of the year, plus discounted registration for next year's summer gathering.

    28 claimed

  • $75USD
    Animal Wisdom Wall Art

    A beautiful vintage poster depicting Buddha and friends from the animal realm — plus The System Stinks curriculum and discounted registration for the gathering.

    11 out of 40 claimed

  • $100USD
    Tree Sit T-shirts

    The classic BPF logo emblazoned on the perfect attire for your next tree sit or other social justice action. Sizes S-6XL. Plus you get The System Stinks curriculum, discounted registration for the gathering, and 3 Buddhist art postcards.

    26 claimed

  • $150USD
    Tea, Talk, and Tactics

    A cozy BPF mug accompanied by a CD-recorded dharma talk by (1) Joanna Macy and Sulak Sivaraksa or (2) Tenzin Robert Thurman and Bhante Suhita Dharma. Plus, you receieve The System Stinks curriculum, discounted registration for the gathering, and 3 Buddhist art postcards.

    5 out of 30 claimed

  • $250USD
    Beautiful Trouble Pocket Size

    An autographed copy of the Beautiful Trouble handbook (pocket edition) for nonviolent creative actions. Plus, your donation sends a second pocket edition to a spiritual activist who donates at a lower level. You also receive The System Stinks curriculum and discounted registration for the gathering.

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $300USD
    (Re)Connect with Joanna Macy

    Join a private BPF phone conference with Joanna Macy — author, eco-activist, and leader of Work That Reconnects — on Tuesday, November 19th, 6pm PST. You also receive The System Stinks curriculum and discounted registration for the gathering.

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  • $500USD
    Direct Action Webinar

    An autographed Beautiful Trouble direct action handbook (full size edition), a second handbook sent to a spiritual activist thanks to your donation, plus a private one-day webinar with a Beautiful Trouble nonviolent action trainer. You also receive The System Stinks curriculum and discounted registration for the gathering.

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  • $1,000USD
    Bodhisattva Benefactor

    Be one of our first official sponsors of the 2014 gathering. Acknowledgment or anonymity according to your wishes. Thank you for helping train a new crop of Bodhisattva organizers! You also receive The System Stinks curriculum, 3 Buddhist art postcards, & a T-shirt with the classic BPF logo.

    7 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Seeds of Social Justice

    Sponsor 2 emerging activists to receive direct action tools (like a balloon banner or sculpture kit) and attend the private direct-action webinar. You also receive The System Stinks curriculum, 3 Buddhist art postcards, a BPF T-shirt, & your own invitation to the direct action webinar.

    1 out of 2 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Changing Our Collective Karma

    A personalized album featuring 2014 gathering attendees delighting in what we've learned! Gratitude as a sponsor of the 2014 gathering. (Acknowledgment or anonymity according to your wishes.) You also receive The System Stinks curriculum, 3 Buddhist art postcards, a BPF T-shirt, & your own invitation to the direct action webinar.

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