The Center for Mindfulness & Justice facilitates personal transformation and professional development that fosters mindfulness, compassion, peace and equal access to justice for all. We provide mindfulness instruction, keynote speaking, and organizational consulting and training. We offer the inspiration and skills that create personal and collective change in our interdependent world.

Prison project.


Monthly visits to six state institutions, bi-monthly visits to two others, books are provided and correspondence maintained. Three institutions have full programs of zazen, kinhin, service, dharma talk, and discussion. Tonen Sara O-Connor does individual pastoral visits upon request.

Tonen O’Connor

Rev. Khyati Penney Johns: I am a Sensei working with a group of Women at Taycheedah Correctional Institute (Maximum Security) in Wisconsin.
I currently offer weekly meditation and two yoga classes to any inside woman who requests the opportunity.

Rev. Meru Doug Szper: I meet twice a month with men inside serves Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution for a “Buddhist Studies Group”. I also work with men from the Wisconsin Truth Project at Oshkosh Correctional Institution and Racine Correctional Institution in Wisconsin.

Prisons: Taycheedah Correctional Institute and Kettle Moraine Correctional Institute and Oshkosh Correctional Institute and Racine Correctional Institution

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