Michael Lerner and Burr Heneman

The Commonweal Story (part 1)

During this 40th anniversary year for Commonweal, Commonweal co-founders Michael Lerner and Burr Heneman offer the first of a series of talks about Commonweal’s history for The New School.

Michael Lerner, PhD

Michael is the president and co-founder of Commonweal and of Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, D.C. His principal work at Commonweal is with the Cancer Help Program, the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, The New School at Commonweal, and Healing Circles. He is author of Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Therapies (MIT Press).