How San Francisco Zen Center Operates

As a non-profit, San Francisco Zen Center is governed through bylaws and a board of directors, and has established various policies including ethical guidelines, green practice, and an inclusion policy.


San Francisco Zen Center's bylaws.

Ethical Principles

Ethical guidelines and approach to harmony in community life.

Conflict Resolution, Informal and Formal Complaint, and Ethical Review Processes

Responding to and addressing issues, conflicts, and other difficulties that may arise in the San Francisco Zen Center community.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA)

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) are embodied throughout San Francisco Zen Center's teachings, practice, organizational culture, policies, and operations as a manifestation of our vow to awaken together with all beings.

Green Practice

San Francisco Zen Center encourages environmentally friendly practices at all three centers.

Board of Directors

Current Board members and access to past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.