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Jisan Tova Green
Kanzan David Zimmerman
The LGBTIQ Queer Dharma Group is an open group, and newcomers are welcome. It meets regularly (once a month) in the Buddha Hall at City Center.

Meeting time:
Saturdays, 1 - 3 pm, followed by tea

2015 Dates  Speakers
January 17 Steven Tierney
February 28 Jeffrey Schneider
March 21 Beata Chapman
April 25 Tova Green
May 30 Kirk Phillips
June 27 Koshin Julia Ten Eyck
July 11 Tova Green
August 15 TBA
September 19 Lisa Hoffman
October 10 Gene Bush 
November 14  TBA
December 19  TBA
 
 
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Jisan Tova Green
Jisan Tova Green, LCSW, is a resident practice leader at City Center. She currently serves as director of development for San Francisco Zen Center, and she also served recently as vice president and as City Center director. The co-founder of Zen Center's Queer Dharma Group, she received priest ordination from Eijun Linda Cutts in 2003. Tova received her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work and completed Smith's certificate program in Contemplative Social Work in 2008. Tova was a social worker at Hospice by the Bay until April 2011.

Kanzan David Zimmerman
Kanzan David Zimmerman has been practicing Zen for 20 years and was ordained by Rev. Teah Strozer in 2006. Having spent eight years at Tassajara, where he held a number of positions including guest manager, meditation hall manager and director, he now lives at City Center where he is Program Director. He supports Dr. Lee Lipp with classes and workshops on "Transforming Depression and Anxiety."