Get Involved

Contemplation makes us more present to the work we do. It animates our actions with fresh insight, compassion, energy and resilience, making what we do transformative. There are many ways you can get involved with the Garrison Institute and our resources for connecting contemplative wisdom to transformation and social change – we welcome you to explore…

Keep up with us via our blog

The Garrison Institute Blog is the source for up-to-date reports on the diverse activities and concerns of the Garrison Institute. We report on our program initiatives, our retreats and our wider circle of allies and interests. We welcome you to visit often!



Attend a retreat

The Garrison Institute offers over 40 retreats year-round with distinguished teachers from diverse traditions, whose teachings inspire transformation in our lives and in society. Find them, along with innovative trainings for professionals on the front lines of social change, in our full calendar of events.

Make a donation

The Garrison Institute is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that depends on the combined contributions of our diverse community of changemakers. Please join in with your support.

Meditation Sits

We host weekly meditation sits, free and open to the public.

Volunteering and Internships

Learn about the opportunities for volunteers and interns to contribute to our mission.

Employment Opportunities

All our openings are posted here.