Founded in 2003, the Garrison Institute is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization exploring the intersection of contemplation and engaged action in the world. The mission is to apply the transformative power of contemplation to today's pressing social and environmental concerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future. They seek to create conditions for positive, systemic social and environmental change through a collaborative endeavor of science and spirituality.
The CBR Project helps aid workers in crisis contexts all across the world to combat anxiety, depression, compassion fatigue, panic attacks and Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD).
Climate, Mind and Behavior
The CMB Program convenes leading thinkers and practitioners in the fields of climate change and environmental advocacy, neuro-, behavioral and evolutionary economics, psychology, social networking, policy-making, and investing and social media to work together on ways to shift behavior on a large enough scale to realize substantial emissions reductions.
CARE for Teachers
CARE for Teachers is a unique program designed to help teachers reduce stress and enliven their teaching by promoting awareness, presence, compassion, reflection, and inspiration.
The institute hosts over 100 retreats each year with world-renowned teachers from diverse spiritual traditions and leading thinkers from a wide variety of disciplines.
The institute also offers a variety of different customized programs—including group facilitation, contemplative workshops, and resiliency skills training, collaborating with the best meditation and yoga teachers, as well as leading thinkers in the fields of psychology, sociology, ecology, technology, political science, and more.
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