Chris is an ordained Buddhist Minister and chaplain. Motivated by social justice and the ability to serve the incarcerated, he is a regular volunteer at Chukawalla Valley State Prison. He has served with Engaged Buddhist alliance since 2015.
Chun Fai Hau (Tim)
Graduated from University of West in 2018, is currently working as a staff accountant at a CPA firm. Tim has volunteered with EBA since 2017.
Rachel earned an undergraduate degree in psychology, with a focus on Buddhist counseling, from The University of The West in Rosemead, California, in 2018. She will graduate with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy (MFT) and professional clinical counseling (PCC) in April 2021 from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. Rachel has had the honor of volunteering at the Correctional Institute for Women in Chino, California since 2017; assisting in teaching meditation and conducting psychoeducational lectures about trauma. From January 2020 to February 2021, she has enjoyed her internship as a school counselor working with teenage students within the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rachel is currently writing her thesis on Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a response to trauma. She looks forward to her career as a psychotherapist specializing in Buddhist counseling and trauma.