Interview w/Charlie Barker, Board Chair, Charter for Compassion

Interview w/Charlie Barker, Board Chair, Charter for Compassion

Charles Barker MD, MPH is founder and president of Compassionate Dallas/Fort Worth, a non-profit organization that promotes the Charter for Compassion, the value of compassion and compassionate action in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, using the Golden Rule as operating principle.

He is currently president of Compassionate DFW and moderator of the Board of Directors, a board representing all twelve sectors of the international Charter and encourages and coordinates the Community Campaigns, as well as partnerships in the DFW area. His background and experience is in the field of medicine, with emphasis in preventive medicine and biomedical ethics, frequently facilitating medical school ethics sessions at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is currently authoring a book centered on being and becoming excellent, a series of reflections.


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The Evolving New Compassionate Male

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Dennis Tardan interviews Clay Boykin, founder of The Men’s Fellowship Network: Circles of Men Project based in Austin, Texas.  The group has been gathering weekly for almost 8 years and explores how men can show up more mindfully and compassionately to collaborate in the solutions, and at new levels of consciousness and practicality that are so deeply needed to solve the challenges of the 21st century.

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