Mission Statement

CIIS Public Programs produces events and continuing education opportunities for people who are curious about themselves and the world. Our programs and podcast further personal and social transformation by bringing together the diverse voices of visionaries, artists, and scholars to share compelling experiences, offer new perspectives, and expand creative horizons. Public Programs enhances and reflects the academic mission of California Institute of Integral Studies.

Anti-Racist/Inclusion Statement

CIIS Public Programs is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, and/or medical condition. Through our programming, we strive to amplify the voices of those who have historically been under-represented. We commit to use our in-person and online platforms to uplift the stories and teachings of Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; those in the LGBTQIA+ community; and all those whose lives emerge from the intersections of multiple identities.

Land Acknowledgement Statement

As many of us are descendants of settlers, immigrants, or descendants of those forcefully brought to this continent, we, CIIS Public Programs, must recognize and never forget that our university’s building in San Francisco occupies traditional, unceded Ramaytush Ohlone lands. If you are interested in learning more about native lands, languages, and territories, the website native-land.ca is a helpful resource for you to learn about and acknowledge the Indigenous land you reside on.

We Thank Our Community Partners 

We have amazing community partners that support our work and share our talks, conversations, and workshops with a wide-array of diverse audiences.

Anchor Meditation
Asian Art Museum 
California Historical Society (CHS)
City Arts & Lectures
Coming to the Table
Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM)
Gray Area
Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS)
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF)
Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD)
Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
San Francisco Psychedelic Society
School for the Great Turning
Science & Nonduality (SAND)

Tamalpa Institute
Tenderloin Museum
The Mexican Museum
Wisdom 2.0

Questions for CIIS Public Programs?

We are open between the hours of 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time), Monday through Friday and one hour before weekend events.

Email: publicprograms@ciis.edu
Phone: (415) 575-6175
Fax: (415) 575-1264

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