College will host global dialogue on politics

NORWALK – Dr. John Haas, history professor at Cerritos College and founder and director of the Global Consortium for Sustainable Peace, will host a global dialogue on politics with guest speaker Sharon Salzberg on Tuesday, April 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Haas will speak with renowned meditation teacher and best-selling author Salzberg about Buddhism, forgiveness, meditation, mindfulness and her new best-selling book “Real Happiness at Work.”

In this latest publication, Salzberg teaches readers how to cultivate mindfulness, compassion, and awareness at work. Salzberg will talk about these principles and teach participants how to bring them to fruition in the workplace.

This event will be live streamed at

Sharon Salzberg is a New York Times best-selling author and influential teacher of Buddhist meditation practices in the West. She has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (lovingkindness) are the foundations of her work.

In 1974, she co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein.

Admission to the forum is free. Parking is $2.



Published: March 27, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 50