Charles Halpern has been a public interest entrepreneur since the late sixties an honors graduate of Harvard Collage and Yale Law, he left a promising career in a corporate law firm to establish the first public interest law firm, the Center for Law and Social Policy, in Washington D.C., and to launch the public interest law movement. He leads meditation retreats for lawyers, serves as the chair of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, and consults to nonprofit groups and foundations.
He’s the author of:
- Making Waves and Riding the Currents: Activism and the Practice of Wisdom (Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008)
To learn more about the work of Charles Halpern go to contemplativemind.org.
Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 2/28/2008 Program Number: C0046
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