Based in San Francisco, California, Honoring the Path of the Warrior is an organization that is sponsored by the San Francisco Zen Center. They run retreats and other events for war veterans, specifically from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Founded by Lee Klinger Lesser and Chris Fortin, the organization focuses on mindfulness, being out in the world, engaging with nature and meditating. All and all, the Honoring the Path attempts to address some of the key issues facing veterans as well as creating community.
Honoring the Path of the Warrior was recently featured on the Forbes website along with a story of how the organization helped a woman who had been raped in the military. The article was called "14 Social Entrepreneur Ideas That Will Surprise Or Inspire You."
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