Buddhist Sangha in Prisons

IBS not only setup Buddhist Libraries, we also setup Buddhist groups or Sangha in state prisons. There are are 37 Sanghas are already established since 2010.

1. Desert Lotus Sangha ( Chuckawalla Valley State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Anthony Coleman

Secretary: Transfered

Librarian: Ernie Torres

Coordinator:

2. Gems of the Valley Sangha (Chuckawalla Valley State Prison B Yard)

President: Brother Micah Harris

Secretary: Brother Sebastian Martinez

Librarian: Brother Colin Gray

Coordinator: Brother Justin Pham

3. Desert Metta Sangha (Chuckawalla State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Eddie Hunter

Secretary:  Brother Steve Castro

Librarian: Brother Hy Truong

Coordinator: Brother Steve Castro

 

4. Blue Lotus Sangha (Chuckawalla Valley State Prison d Yard)

President: Brother Osa Inthavong

Secretary:  Brother Dane Day

Librarian: Brother Osa and Noel

Coordinator: Brother Noel Armstrong

5. Dharma Cloud Sangha (Centinela State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Charles Redeaux

Secretary:  Brother Tu Phan Bandith

Librarian: Brother Richard Tran

Coordinator: Brother Charlie Vigkehai

6. Desert Centinela Bodhisattva Sangha (Centinela State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Dino Martini

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother

Coordinator: Brother

7. Shanti Sangha (Chino State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Barrnet Fischer

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother Viktor Turek

Coordinator: Brother Dominick Godino

8. Bodhi Seed Sangha ( Calipatria State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Eduardo Farias

Secretary:  Brother Mickey Renteria

Librarian: Brother Richard Cooke

Coordinator: Brother

9. Triple Gems Sangha ( Calipatria State Prison B Yard)

President: Brother Afonso Pena

Secretary:  Brother Tim Barry

Librarian: Brother Alex Cabriulo

Coordinator: Brother Alonso Pena

10. The First Flame Sangha  (Calipatria State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Cecil Evereti

Secretary:  Brother Pierre Mercado

Librarian: Brother Tin Thang

Coordinator: Brother Steven Kwon

11. The Sunyata Sangha (Calipatria State Prison D Yard)

President: Brother Jems Debacco

Secretary:  Brother My Ngo

Librarian: Brother Robert Navarro

Coordinator: Brother

12. Freedom Within Sangha ( Desert View State Prison Main Yard)

President: Brother James Sprague

Secretary:  Brother James Mcennan

Librarian: Brother Marcus Wauford

Coordinator: Brother Eddy Thill

13. Harmony Sangha ( Kern Valley State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Daniel Cho

Secretary:  Brother Asofa Tafilele

Librarian: Brother Jason Chen

Coordinator: Brother Bobby Chiu

14. Peaceful Park Sangha (Kern Valley State Prison B Yard)

President: Brother Srun Ly

Secretary:  Brother Justin Teague

Librarian: Brother Trevor Kuk

Coordinator: Brother Dave Kim

15. Lotus Bodhisattva Sangha (Kern Valley State Prison D yard)

President: Brother Patrick Little Bull

Secretary:  Brother AJ Esquer

Librarian: Brother AJ Esquer

Coordinator: Brother Michael Weathers

16. Vajarasattva Sangha (Lancaster State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Irving Relova

Secretary:  Brother Kenny Lee

Librarian: Brother Chris Murray

Coordinator: Brother William Wang

17. (Lancaster State Prison B Yard)

President: Brother

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother

Coordinator: Brother

18. Bodhichitta Sangha (Lancaster State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Raymond Tafolla

Secretary:  Brother Louis Aparicio

Librarian: Brother Roy Ramos

Coordinator: Brother John Figueras

19. United Sangha ( North Kern State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother

Coordinator: Brother

20.     (North Kern State Prison M Yard)

President: Brother

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother

Coordinator: Brother

21. Siddhartha Sangha (Pleasant Valley State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Donny Smith

Secretary:  Brother Aaron Pennell

Librarian: Brother Jim Buriam

Coordinator: Brother Kaceel Monroe

22. Anatta Sangha (Pleasant Valley State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Norman Willover

Secretary:  Brother Marco Ordonez

Librarian: Brother Adam Hall

Coordinator: Brother Christen Olson

23. Sila Sangha (Pleasant Valley State Prison D Yard)

President: Brother Jeremy Stockton

Secretary:  Brother Erwin Kshanity

Librarian: Brother Keng Truong

Coordinator: Brother Jorge De La Cruz

24. Salinas Simba Sangha (Salinas State Prison A Yard)

President: Brother Tomas Gloria

Secretary:  Brother Rufael Henok

Librarian: Brother Antonie Ardds

Coordinator: Brother Myell Roland

25. Little Buddha Sangha (CTF Soledad State Prison North Yard)

President: Brother Daniel Dilley

Secretary:  Brother Richard Brennan

Librarian: Brother Daniel Womack

Coordinator: Brother Felipe Oropera

26. ( CTF Soledad State Prison )

President: Brother

Secretary:  Brother

Librarian: Brother

Coordinator: Brother

27. Kusala Sangha ( Sierra State Prison Main Yard)

President: Brother Guillermo Lopez

Secretary:  Brother Jon Winiarz

Librarian: Brother John Momon

Coordinator: Brother

28. Stone Lotus Sangha ( CCI Tehachapi State Prison C Yard)

President: Brother Alex Vallentine

Secretary:  Brother Willie Wisley

Librarian: Brother Daniel Williamson

Coordinator: Brother

29. Four Season Sangha (CCI Tehachapi State Prison D Yard)

President: Brother David Lewis

Secretary:  Brother J. Sweeny

Librarian: Brother F. Delaado

Coordinator: Brother Nicolas Shur

30. Karuna Sangha ( Valley State Prison Main Yard)

President: Brother Charles Foley

Secretary:  Brother Bill Scott

Librarian: Brother Joseph Patterson

Coordinator: Brother Bobby Bunderson

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Karuna Sangha ( Valley State Prison)

 

 

 

 

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