Charles R. Halpern

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Charles Halpern "established the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington D.C., and is credited with pioneering the field of public interest law in the U.S. He was the founding dean of the City University of New York School of Law. He served as the first president of the Nathan Cummings Foundation from 1989 to 2000, where he developed an innovative philanthropic program based on social justice and inner exploration. Projects included the Environmental Leadership Program, which supports young leaders in the U.S., and the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (co-founded with Fetzer Institute). He is the author of Making Waves and Riding the Currents." [1]

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  1. Who we are, Green World Campaign, accessed October 15, 2008.