Sunyata Group entities partner with current and potential community, non-profit, government, and commercial sector Clients, Program-Project Developers, and Researchers (Individual | Institutional) to build, operate, and sustain Constellations of Beloved Community(s) high performance teams in achieving enlightened leadership, generative lifestyles, inclusive economic development, systemic wellbeing development, cultural infrastructure development, and environmental infrastructure development programs, projects, processes, practices, policies, and protocols. These partnerships function through the Community-Owned Resource (Real Estate | Business) Development (CORD) alliance. Sunyata Group also retains a cadre of Master’s and Ph.D.-level practitioners ⏤ Jedi ⏤ that have been educated and trained by Dr. Mark R. Jones starting back in 2010, or are practitioners that have advanced the practices of Beloved Community. Since 2016, Jedi have been meeting regularly to advance the understanding and manifestation of Beloved Community(s).
The Sunyata Group consists of a co-related group of four partner organizations that operating as a “Collaboratory”:
1. Sunyata Association 501(c)(3) Public Benefit Charity managed by Mark R. Jones, Ph.D. (Organizational Systems) ⏤
leads, architects, collaborates, and /or serves as a fiscal sponsor to community projects, and convener of Learning Circles that focus on Diversity (+ Multiple Perspectives | – Tokenism), Inclusion (+ Belonging | – Privilege), and Equity (+ Differentiation-based | -Equality-based) Building Beloved Community programs. Sunyata Association also leads, architects, collaborates, and participates in Design-Build Teams (DBT) as continuous Learning Circles to directly perform community-driven research, analysis, and prototyping (Requirements), Pre-development (Design), Development (Build), and Management (Operations & Maintenance) of the natural and built “Commons” (Relationships | Natural Resources | Converted Assets | Self-Sustaining Recursive Asset Investment) as the essential technical and cultural structure for addressing human-caused existential-level crises.
2. Sunyata Foundation 501(c)(3) Private Foundation managed by Mark R. Jones, Ph.D. (Organizational Systems) ⏤
manages and funds other non-profit organizations to collaborate on Diversity (+ Multiple Perspectives | – Tokenism), Inclusion (+ Belonging | – Privilege), and Equity (+ Differentiation-based | -Equality-based) programs (Building Beloved Community), and perform research and prototyping of the “Commons” (Relationships | Natural Resources | Converted Assets | Self-Sustaining Recursive Asset Investment) as the essential technical and cultural structure for addressing human-caused existential-level crises.
3.Sunyata Agency Inc. (SAI: WA State OMWBE-certified M3M0024783) managed by Mark R. Jones, Ph.D. (Organizational Systems) ⏤
is a minority-owned (African American) management integration contractor that serves as a Strategic Thinking Partner (chief researcher and systems architect) focused on direct research, prototyping, education and training, and application of behavioral and emotional root cause analysis to achieve individual and organizational change management through leadership and organizational development, transformative technology, and individual and organizational wellbeing (health and wellness). SAI focuses on large- or critical-scale intervention level: Diversity (+ Multiple Perspectives | – Tokenism), Inclusion (+ Belonging | – Privilege), and Equity (+ Differentiation-based | – Equality-based); community and business development and transformation opportunities; and high-performance Design-Build Teams (DBT) continuous Learning Circles-based property acquisition and development opportunities for “natural” and “built” “Commons.”
4. Integral Wellness Services (IWS: OMWBE-certified M3F0025071) managed by Candi S. Foon, Ph.D. Candidate (Health Promotion & Wellness) ⏤
is a minority woman-owned business enterprise that focuses on wellbeing resource optimization (WRO). WRO defines wellbeing as the quality (state or condition) of individual and organizational health and wellness; where health is defined as physiological (individual) and structural (organizational and community) fitness; and wellness is defined as the subjective and behavioral experience of abundant prosperity (causes of joy). IWS is a direct service provider that researches, develops, and delivers evidence-based systemic individual and organizational wellbeing (health | wellness) practices and tools to achieve positive measurable outcomes (quality-of-life | quality-of-death) by cultivating communities, and developing and teaching sustainable transformative lifestyle practices for individuals, teams, organizations, and communities.
5. Jedi Fellowship (Regular & Frequent Participants)
Jedi are the core practitioners of Holistic Integrated Mastery Processes (HIMP) that have attained mastery of Awareness-of-Awareness. They continually develop, practice, learn, and teach personal and professional mastery that manifests as high-performance individuals and teams. There are distinctive tracks that Jedi gravitate towards such as: sports and athletics, personal and organizational mastery, wellbeing (health & wellness), and arts and entertainment.
Sports Mastery [“Diagnostic Systems Coaching” (DSC)]
* Wendy Carter (USAB Level-4 Coach | USAB Region 4 Head Coach | USAB High-Performance Coach)
* Nick Jinadassa (U.S. National Badminton Champion | Pan American Badminton Champion)
* Xu Huaiwen (Olympian | European Champion)
* Mesinee May Mangkalakiri (Olympics Qualifier | USOC Athlete of the Year | USAB Committee | BBC General Manager)
* Raju Rai (Olympian | US National Champion | USAB Board | RBA Head Coach)
* Paz Ben-Sira (Israel National Champion)