Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution: workshop starts October 6

Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution: workshop starts October 6

Yes, we must speak out against corruption and the concentration of wealth in the hands of the few, 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. Join Riane Eisler and Sara Saltee for the Fall 2017 Caring Economy Advocates Program, October 6 - November 3 The Caring Economy Advocates Program is designed to give you the evidence, the tools, and the language you need to…Read more
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

September 7, 2017 The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards will be held on October 16 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press is celebrating 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.…Read more
Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

The world needs wise woman elders: join CPS alumna Ariana Newcomer for the Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit and hear Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9, 2017. Use this link to register: http://wisewomanelder.earth/?aff=RianeEisler Right now, our world is in need of deep transformation. The Divine Feminine is rising to rebalance the world and create healing for humans, our climate, and all beings on Earth. In order for that rebalancing to happen, it must include wise woman elders as powerful representations of the goddess, to be honored and consulted. And we have to move beyond…Read more
Practicing Partnership with the Earth: join Ann Amberg September 27

Practicing Partnership with the Earth: join Ann Amberg September 27

The Center for Partnership Studies is delighted to be teaming with applied transformational ecology consultant Ann Amberg, M.C.S. for this special in-depth webinar series. Practicing Partnership with the Earth Everyday practices to align with what life does in the context of earth as family, economy, culture and home. Each of us in our uniqueness has a vital role to play in the evolution of a new human-earth partnership based on care, reciprocity and respect. In this time of radical change, loss and uncertainty, an informed and committed relationship with the earth grounds our…Read more
The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler: 30th Anniversary Edition

The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler: 30th Anniversary Edition

“The most important book since Darwin’s Origin of Species .” — Ashley Montagu This month, The Center for Partnership Studies celebrates the 30th anniversary edition of The Chalice and the Blade - Our History, Our Future with a new Epilogue by Riane Eisler. Tell us how this groundbreaking book has changed your life! Share your comments here or email Ann: annamberg.cps@gmail.com. HarperCollins is making the ebook available for $1.99 for a limited time from September 25 – October 9. Stay tuned for updates and purchasing information. The international bestseller The Chalice and the Blade, now…Read more
Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

August 24, 2017 Valerie Young Recent events in Charlottesville paint a searing picture of what a domination system looks like. Aggression, intimidation, and violence are primary markers of domination, and they were very much in evidence during the rally organized by a group of white nationalist groups that ended in violence, chaos, and death. Authoritarianism is easy to spot in the public space, but it can also loom large in private behind closed doors. Domination systems can be found in family and gender relations. Looking at Charlottesville through the partnership/domination lens reveals the…Read more
Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Invitation to all Partnership and Caring Economy leaders: take part in this year’s Compassion Games July 25, 2017 The Charter for Compassion International (CCI)—a worldwide network of more than 400 Cities/Regions of Compassion, with over 1800 Partners of Compassion in 52 countries—is collaborating with the Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign to bring Caring Economy and Partnership principles to CCI’s 2017 Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest.  Learn more this Friday, July 28th in an Orientation Call dedicated to CAP leaders, and each following Friday, where they will be hosting check-in and challenge calls, commencing on Friday, September 29th, for…Read more
Partnership Is A Human Chain

Partnership Is A Human Chain

July 16, 2017 By Valerie Young Did you hear about the drowning family pulled by a rip tide off the Florida coast who were saved by beachgoers forming a human chain? It’s a true story of partnership in action. As reported by The Washington Post, the rescue took place on a recent Saturday evening off Panama City Beach when no lifeguard was on duty. Ten people, including one family of six, had been caught in a treacherous current and were struggling to keep their heads above water about 100 yards off shore. Observers…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
Practicing Partnership with the Earth: webinar August 23

Practicing Partnership with the Earth: webinar August 23

The Center for Partnership Studies is delighted to be teaming with applied transformational ecology consultant Ann Amberg, M.C.S. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 for this special event. Webinar: Introduction to Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg. Each of us in our uniqueness has a vital role to play in the evolution of a new human-earth partnership based on care, reciprocity and respect. In this time of radical change, loss and uncertainty, an informed and committed relationship with the earth grounds our action. Nature is available to engage with us in unexpected…Read more