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
Teens learn about the principles of Partnership: interview with Brie Mathers

Teens learn about the principles of Partnership: interview with Brie Mathers

Body Image, Media Literacy, and the Power of the Heart November 24, 2017 Brie Mathers, CPS Partnership leader and founder of Love the Skin You’re In, is an activist and motivational speaker who has presented to more than 100,000 teens worldwide through her multimedia event. Brie spoke to high school students and faculty members about body image, mental health, media literacy, and mindfulness during an inspiring visit to The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) campus in November 2017. Read the full interview by TASIS student writer Jessica Landa. Excerpts from the interview: Jessica:…Read more
Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

At the Center for Partnership Studies we’re excited to announce the launch of bestselling author Beth Wilson’s new book The Recovering Feminist. Beth calls upon women to engage the power of the feminine spirit—often in partnership with men—to usher in a life-affirming paradigm. The Recovering Feminist casts a compelling vision for reclaiming women’s true locus of power: love in action. Beth writes, “[Riane] Eisler’s work has been central to my understanding of the underlying values shaping society, culture, and social systems.” Chapter two of the book is focused on exploring the lens of…Read more
Consumer, citizen or …? Revisioning language for a partnership economy

Consumer, citizen or …? Revisioning language for a partnership economy

We are excited to announce that Australia-based Caring Economy leader Sabrina Chakori has contributed a chapter in the new book Positive Steps to a Steady State Economy, edit. by Haydn Washington: Consumer, citizen or a new definition? The necessity to change both the term and our behaviour. Sabrina questions the assumption that to be a consumer is responsible citizenship, and suggests that the challenge of this century is to reconceptualise our role in the economy. If people as consumers are primarily identified as economic entities, where does that leave culture, creativity, self-actualization and…Read more
A Different Lens for Viewing the Craziness

A Different Lens for Viewing the Craziness

March 4, 2017: Read the new Huffington Post article by CPS Power of Partnership Alumni Pamela Hale. Pamela writes: “We are asking ourselves, “Am I supporting and perpetuating the dominator principle, which relies on power over another, or am I living out a partnership approach based on caring, empathy and respect?” This post features an overview of Riane Eisler’s four cornerstones of building a partnership culture: 1. Partnership childhood relations 2. Partnership gender relations 3. Caring economics and 4. Shifting cultural beliefs, myths and stories Pamela offers her framework for a personal call…Read more
Caring Economy: the true power behind energy efficiency

Caring Economy: the true power behind energy efficiency

Jeanine Otte, certified Caring Economy Advocate, helps families and businesses in the Chicago area reduce their energy use and save money by improving their energy efficiency. Jeanine: “Our research team has analyzed the benefits of energy efficiency to explore positive consequences outside of saving energy…especially those on a limited income…both the Caring Economy and the Partnership frameworks are helpful in measuring the full impact of our work here at Elevate Energy.” Jeanine is collecting stories from her community that show the true power behind a caring economy and energy efficiency—caring for people where…Read more