CHE Salon: A Second Tier Legal System? (Or: Conscious Lawyers?) Kim J. Wright

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A Second Tier Legal System?
(Or: Conscious Lawyers?)

Kim J Wright

Most people consider law to be stodgy and dry, a fixed structure that is rigid and unfriendly. Lawyers are the ambassadors of that rigidity and unfriendliness. Or are they?
J. Kim Wright is an American lawyer, a nomad who has been traveling around the world for almost ten years. In her travels, she has met and showcased hundreds of lawyers who are operating in more conscious, creative, and compassionate ways.
From Conscious Contracts to Restorative Justice to friendly divorces to therapeutic courts, she will share with us about the new perspectives on law. 

Kim believes that non-lawyers should be as interested in the legal system as lawyers. Law is like DNA, it shapes what is possible, provides a framework for relationships and responsibilities. 
As a preview, you may visit her website at [1] or listen to her TEDx Talk at:
You are cordially invited to participate in this salon. You can register by clicking on the green 'Attend event' button, you will then receive a confirmation of your registration. 
 Signing up is important, even if you don't join us for dinner. Depending on the number of registrations, we will look for a suitable space. On the day of the salon you will receive an email to know in which room the salon will take place.
If you can't come unexpectedly, send a text to Margaret Kooistra: 06 55 71 21 63. 
Eating together
Venwoude offers the visitors of the salon the opportunity to join the meal. The vegetarian meals are prepared with full-fledged products and fresh vegetables from the region and the season. Venwoude charges € 13,50 pp (in cash and to be paid to the CHE Salonhost there) and it is appreciated if we help clean up.

For a good planning of the kitchen and the purchases, we pass on the number of diners on Friday morning. You can sign up for dinner by sending an email – no later than Friday 29 September before 17.00 p.m. – to  
We offer these salons based on the "purpose and principles" of the CHE and in order to make this permanently possible in the future, we ask you for a financial contribution from € 7,50. And also possible, become a donor!

Organized by volunteers for volunteers. And the CHE has costs. From the Chamber of Commerce and the website to time for connections between parties. These can end up into collaborations that we could not have dreamed of. To continue to make all this possible, we invite you to become a donor of the CHE. With an automatic transfer of at least € 20,– per month you make all this effort possible. The Center for Human Emergence NL is recognized as a charity, so your donations are tax deductible.
You can register as a donor by sending an email to  and/or transfer a one-time donation or monthly amount directly to IBAN account number NL51 TRIO 0212 4791 72 in the name of the Center for Human Emergence Foundation in AmsterdamIncidentally, individual contributions are also very welcome.

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Warm regards,
Kim J. Wright and Margreet Kooistra