American Buddhist Seeking To End Racism

Major collective shifts in human Consciousness rarely occur. 2020 is one of them...and it's upward not downward.

I'm Sensei Derek Fletcher. (known as "Sensei" my bio here ) I recently founded Lotus Flower Dojo, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the supreme goal of eliminating suffering due to racial conflicts. I strongly believe that while "confrontational and oppositional" tactics may have some impact that a more harmonious, peaceful and spiritual approach would substantially reduce these conflicts or even eliminate them. 

If you are someone who:
(1) has been negatively impacted by racism or know someone who has or
(2) is tired of hearing about these types of conflicts in the world and want to see them end...we need your help with minimal start up costs to take on this mission.

These initial funds will be used specifically for:

(1) Additional legal assistance and federal filing fees to secure our tax exempt status (total need $899) which will allow future donations to LFD to be tax deductible for donors which they presently are not  and

(2) a robust and fully functional website ($999 at 

Your generous assistance will give us the wind to take full flight! Lotus Flower Dojo will be using thousands year-old Buddhist meditation practices and deep Buddhist wisdom, with a novel application to address the entire phenomenon called racism. This will include both cross-cultural racism and intra-cultural bias. (something totally ignored by most). I know that mindful and spiritual approaches work. They were the ONLY resources which completely eliminated any sense of anger or frustration in me as it relates to racism. Please help me and the Lotus Flower Dojo usher in a new paradigm during this precious window in human history. With your support we will be able to proceed expeditiously. 

Peace & blessings,



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Sensei Fletcher 
San Francisco, CA
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