jennifer_blockJennifer Block is an Interfaith minister and Buddhist chaplain who provides spiritual care to people in crisis, mentors caregivers, and teaches people how to access their innate capacity for caring and healing. Click here to learn more.


Gil_FronsdalGil Fronsdal is the Vipassana teacher at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City and teaches retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County. He is a Zen Priest through the San Francisco Zen Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from Stanford University.


paul_hallerPaul Haller is a Zen priest and Abbot of San Francisco Zen Center. For many years he was the head of Zen Center’s jail outreach program. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Zen Hospice Project of San Francisco.


Vanessa Able is a priest and retreat leader at Kannon Do Zen Center in Mountain View and an alumna of the 2019-20 Sati Center Chaplaincy Program. Her service experience has included jail and hospice work.



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