Sweetwater Zen Center

2727 Highland Avenue
National City, CA 91950
Website: swzc.org

Description of Organization

Sweetwater Zen Center (SWZC) is a Zen Buddhist meditation practice community working together to realize the awakened way. As an urban Zen Buddhist Practice community, the purpose of SWZC is to end suffering. Sweetwater Zen Center offers a traditional Zen Buddhist schedule with opportunities for group meditation as well as koan practice with a certified Zen teacher. The enter has a residential program as well as offering programs to the larger community.

Grant(s) Awarded

In 2015, a grant in the amount of $2,500 was awarded to support Sweetwater Zen’s “Building Capacity for Mindful Communication and Emotional Awareness Outreach” program.  The goals of the project include creating capacity to further serve clients, to expand volunteer training and to create a replicable training program.