Are you tired of ineffective, band-aid approaches to violence, environmental destruction, economic inequality, and other seemingly intractable problems?

Join the Partnership Systems movement today. We get to root causes of problems and provide solutions.

The Center for Partnership Studies

CPS provides insight into a lost worldview and offers a roadmap to shift from domination systems to partnership systems.

Together we can create a partnership future that nurtures our humanity and saves our environment by rebuilding four cornerstones of society:

Family & Childhood
Gender Socialization
Economics & Values
Stories We Tell/Words We Use

Webinar March 19: Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Join CPS for Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Shifting to Partnership in Education and Society —a timely online dialogue with Dr. Mary Crnobori, BCBA, Khayree Bey, BBSc, M.Ed. and Dr. Riane Eisler. Come hear what it takes to implement effective, compassionate, trauma-sensitive partnership practices at all levels in public school systems, from whole-district initiatives to classroom-based strategies.

CPS Awards International Prize

On January 15, 2020, the Center for Partnership Studies will award the second International Prize for Research, Study, and Dissemination of Partnership Studies to Humberto Maturana and Ximena Davila Yáñez in recognition of their pioneering international work on the biology of love.

What is the Partnership System?

It is a social framework for organizing all relations around life-supporting values of mutual respect and responsibility, non-violence, equality, empowerment, and caring.


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