Pamela Ayo Yetunde, Th.D. is a Community Dharma Leader and a Zen student. She is a pastoral counselor and author of Casting Indra’s Net: Fostering Spiritual Kinship and Community (2023). Ayo is also the co-founder of Buddhist Justice Reporter (www.buddhistjustice.com) and co-editor of Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom (2020). She is an associate editor with Lion’s Roar. Ayo is currently working on the Birdsong film project, a contemporary rendering of the Kisa Gotami/Mustard Seed story. Ayo can be reached at www.pamelaayoyetunde.com.