Making Waves and Riding the Currents
Activism and the Practice of Wisdom
By (author) Charles Halpern
Foreword by Robert B. Reich His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama
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Making Waves and Riding the Currents by Charles Halpern
Book DescriptionThis inspiring memoir is about working for a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world, while cultivating the wisdom that supports and deepens this work. Everyone who is trying to make waves ? to bring about needed social and institutional change ? will enjoy this real-world guide to effectively navigating the currents to achieve success while also maintaining balance, compassion, and hope. Charles Halpern, one of America's most distinguished public interest advocates and social innovators, shares his revealing experiences and learnings along a journey from corporate attorney to activist and social entrepreneur. People of all ages will learn about integrating the inner and outer work of their lives through the practice of wisdom.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576754429
(243mm x 165mm x 27mm)
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Charles Halpern
Charles Halpern is one of America's most distinguished public interest lawyers and advocates. He founded the first public interest law firm (the Centre for Law and Social Policy), then became the Founding Dean of the new law school at the City University of New York, then became president of the new $400 million Nathan Cummings Foundation. He, additionally, is the founder and board chair of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, a leading force in bringing meditation and inner work into universities and other mainstream institutions. He has been involved in many other progressive and activist organisations, such as founding the think tank Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action.
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