BENJAMIN W. DECKER
Declared by Conscious Lifestyle Magazine as "one of the world's leading meditation teachers," Benjamin W. Decker hosts popular classes, trainings, and events on meditation, social justice, and related studies at The Den Meditation, Wanderlust Hollywood, Mystic Journey Bookstore, and Unplug Meditation. In Fall of 2016 he launched his first online meditation platform in partnership with Unplug Meditation, which can be found here.
Once praised by Forbes as a "legendary PR maven," and "a shining example of the talent the philanthropic community needs to attract," Decker left a prolific career in Hollywood to dedicate his professional life to conscious activism.
A lifelong meditator, Ben was raised in a spiritual household with strong emphasis on discipline and spiritual development. He receives ongoing mentorship in Mindfulness through the Open Mind Training Institute by author Ora Nadrich & ordained Zen monk Dr. Ronald Alexander.
He worked closely with anti-human trafficking organization Unlikely Heroes in the United States and The Philippines and recieved the Unlikely Heroes Legacy Award in 2012. He also supports the efforts of anti-human trafficking organizations Children of the Night, Saving Innocence, and the International Justice Mission, as well as humanitarian aid organizations Generosity.org and the American Red Cross.
He is a political activist. In addition to participating in numerous propositions, protests, he has hosted fundraisers for progressive candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 Presidential Campaign, Congressman Tim Ryan, and Congressional Candidate Marianne Williamson, with whom he worked closely throughout her Los Angeles Congressional campaign. An advocate for a plant-based lifestyle, Decker also prolifically supported the successful Fur Free West Hollywood movement, the first ever USA ban on the sale of animal fur.
Decker is the Founding Executive Director of The Providence Project, a foundation created to provide training in meditation and meditation facilitation to the public, as well as supportive services for veterans, police officers, and cancer patients, and an inspirational literature to American prison inmates.
For The Benefit of All Beings