Call to Care (2013-2016)

Call to Care (C2C) was an educational research initiative of the Mind & Life Institute that aimed to address the limited attention in our educational systems for cultivating care—what we might call the forgotten heart of education.
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Academy for Contemplative and Ethical Leadership (2015)

The Academy for Contemplative and Ethical Leadership (ACEL), held in 2015, was envisioned as a launchpad to support the development of a new field of inquiry that would address a growing hunger for leadership marked by the consciousness, conscience, and capacity to catalyze and influence larger systemic changes that are needed to address current social and ecological change.
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Visiting Scholars Program (2013-2015)

Set in a beautiful house affiliated with Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, Mind & Life’s Visiting Scholars program provided time and space for self-directed and intensive individual and collaborative work between scholars, Institute staff, and the local academic community.
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Mind & Life Education Research Network (2006-2009)

The Mind & Life Education Research Network (MLERN) was formed in 2006 to create a multidisciplinary intellectual forum dedicated to exploring issues at the intersection of mind, brain, education and contemplative practice.
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