Putting Compassion Into Action

Broadcast on July 09, 2015
With Emily Hine & Lori Wong & Gonzalo Brito Pons, PhD

In this talk, Gonzalo Brito Pons, Lori Wong & Compassion Summit host, Emily Hine, will summarize several ways that you can put compassion into action in your life. They will provide an overview of many compassion education training protocols available. Next, they will summarize compassionate actions that were offered by the featured speakers in the Global Compassion Summit. Finally, they will provide ways you might connect with the many wonderful sponsoring organizations whose missions are in alignment with creating a more compassionate world.

For more resources on putting compassion into action and a summary of the entire Global Compassion Summit, please visit http://theshiftnetwork.com/page/putting-compassion-action

Lori Wong

Compassion Teacher, Founding Teacher of Insight Meditation Central Valley
Lori Wong is a Stanford-certified Compassion Cultivation Training™ (CCT) teacher, trained through Stanford University School of Medicine's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE). She teaches the CCT 8-week protocol and has recently offered these courses to specific populations (veteran social workers and family caregivers) in collaboration with county agencies. Lori is also the founding teacher of Insight Meditation Central Valley, a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leader program, a board member of Sati Center for Buddhist Studies, a former volunteer for the Buddhist Pathways Prison Project, and has been offering mindfulness and Buddhist teachings in the Modesto, CA area since 2009. She leads workshops on mindfulness and compassion for county behavioral health and community health/social workers. Lori has been practicing Insight Meditation and mindfulness since 2003 under the guidance of Gil Fronsdal, who is the principal and founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) in Redwood City, CA.