Our gratitude to Partnership leaders worldwide

Our gratitude to Partnership leaders worldwide

Leaders are working together around the world to advance the Partnership and Caring Economy movements. The Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign honor our program graduates who are making the world a better place. We are continually inspired to learn about the many creative ways that CPS alumni are actualizing Partnership and Caring Economy principles in the world; their success stories re-energize us for the next leg of our journey. Are you an alumni of CPS’ Leadership & Learning programs? Want to stay involved, learn how leaders worldwide are creatively applying Partnership and engaging the Caring Economy conversation in their…Read more
The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30! Watch the live online event with Riane Eisler

The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30! Watch the live online event with Riane Eisler

“This book changed my life.” Readers of Riane Eisler’s The Chalice and the Blade have been sharing that sentiment for the past 30 years, and the world-changing power of this incredible book is just getting started! On Thursday, November 9, 2017, readers from around the world celebrated the 30th anniversary and 57th U.S. printing of the international phenomenon that is The Chalice and the Blade in an inspiring online event. What made Riane bold enough to even attempt a project with such a daunting scope and scale? What kind of journey was set in…Read more
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards were presented on October 16, 2017 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press celebrated author and Center for Partnership Studies President Dr. Riane Eisler. Dr. Eisler has authored numerous award-winning books as well as hundreds of articles and book chapters. Eisler’s The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics was hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking.” It takes a feminist like Dr. Eisler to…Read more
Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution

Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution

Yes, we must speak out against corruption, racism, sexism, and economic injustice, Yes, we must decry the insanity of policies that enable the destruction of the natural world, Yes, we must be opposed to the cruel gutting of supports for women and children who make up the majority of the poor, and the poorest of the poor AND, we must be clear on what we are FOR. We must be able to assert a positive, integrated vision for the humane, sustainable society we know in our bones is not only possible, but necessary.…Read more
Strong Kindness: How can we respond skillfully to dominating behavior?

Strong Kindness: How can we respond skillfully to dominating behavior?

Is your kindness taken for weakness? How can you get others to stop behaviors that are controlling, manipulative, or dominating – without adopting those behaviors yourself? This summer, pro-social behavior practitioner Zuzana Žilková teamed with The Center for Partnership Studies to present the 4-part workshop: Strong Kindness: Practicing Skillful Responses to Dominating Behavior. This integrative workshop offered a wealth of skills and concepts to help participants confidently engage in interpersonal encounters with dominating approaches, while remaining firmly in an ethos of partnership. Listen to the recording/video of the July 18, 2017 introductory webinar: Strong Kindness: Skillful…Read more
Building a Caring Democracy

Building a Caring Democracy

We are excited to share with you articles in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies issue on Caring Democracy. Riane Eisler, president of the Center for Partnership Studies and founder of the Caring Economy Campaign, is the Guest Editor for the Winter 2017 issue. Articles include "Building a Caring Democracy: Four Cornerstones" and "Roadmap to a Caring Economics: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism" by Riane Eisler,"Getting Back on Track to Being Human", by Darcia Narvaez, "Core Support for the New Economy", by Neva Goodman, "Women's Rights, Human Rights, and Duties: From Domination to Partnership" by…Read more

The Next System Project: Whole Systems Change

  On March 16, The Next Systems Project Associate Cecilia Gingerich interviewed CPS founder Riane Eisler about her path to discovering the need and ideal methods for establishing what Eisler calls Whole Systems Change. In the interview, Eisler discusses specific economic elements necessary for a partnership system and how nations can move to bringing those elements to the forefront of policy.  The interview also includes Eisler's report "Whole Systems Change: A Framework & First Steps for Social/Economic Transformation," which was part of the New System Project's "New Systems: Possibilities and Proposals" series.Read more

May 4: The key to a strong economy is caring for people and planet

Join Riane Eisler on May 4 for the Caring Economy Starter Course. Learn about the Economics of Care and how you can help create a more just, prosperous, and sustainable way of life. Learn why GDP = Grossly Distorted Picture and Care = Prosperity. Caring Economy Starter Course Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11am-noon Pacific Free More Information Register “Your Starter Course presentation was one of the best I have seen in a long time! You all are Top Flight!” —Carolyn Cook | Washington, DC  Founder of United for Equality, LLC and representative for the ERA Campaign Network…Read more
Honor Someone who has Cared for You

Honor Someone who has Cared for You

Make a gift to the Center for Partnership Studies' extraordinary work. We invite you to make a gift to honor someone you care about, or someone who has cared for you. Who in your life has given you the gift of real wealth? Who has lived for you the values of care and nurturing, and generosity of heart? Pass it on...