Webinar May 22: Uncovering the Roots of Violence

Webinar May 22: Uncovering the Roots of Violence

New Perspectives on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith In this moment of #MeToo, #EnoughisEnough, and #BlackLivesMatter, our essential task is to uncover the roots of violence including its roots in our religious traditions and faith communities. This extraordinary FREE webinar event on May 22 brings together three anti-violence pioneers to share fresh perspectives on the stories we have lived by and explore what it really takes to end the pandemic of violence against women, children, and other vulnerable peoples. Millions around the world strive to break free from traditions of violence in…continue reading →
CPS awards 2018 International Prize for Research, Study, and Dissemination of Partnership Studies

CPS awards 2018 International Prize for Research, Study, and Dissemination of Partnership Studies

On February 15, 2018, the Center for Partnership Studies (CPS, California) awarded its first prize honoring scholars who distinguish themselves in the dissemination of partnership studies in different fields of academic study and research. The inaugural prize was awarded to Antonella Riem, Professor of English literature and founder of the Partnership Studies Group at the University of Udine, Italy, in acknowledgement of her international scholarly work on partnership studies. The Center launched this international prize in 2018 to recognize the work of scholars worldwide who dedicate their critical research and teaching to disseminate…continue reading →
Raising Caring Men: How Can #MeToo Bring a Revolution in Masculinities?

Raising Caring Men: How Can #MeToo Bring a Revolution in Masculinities?

The #MeToo movement has been an opportunity for profound awakening for some, and for increased visibility of a pervasive reality for others, but where do we go from here? How do we raise caring men? And how do we seize this opportunity to create family, workplace, and national cultures that support new possibilities for manhood? Hear gender equality pioneers Riane Eisler of the Center for Partnership Studies and Gary Barker of Promundo engage in this transformational dialogue about the future of masculinity in the #MeToo world. The March 6, 2018 webinar was moderated by Promundo…continue reading →
CPS is now on Instagram! Share and Follow

CPS is now on Instagram! Share and Follow

Thanks to the talented Valerie Young, CPS’ social media guru, The Center for Partnership Studies now has a presence on Instagram. Along with the Riane Eisler Center for Partnership Studies Facebook page, the CPS YouTube channel, and Twitter’s @CaringEconomy, Instagram’s powerful, free mobile-based app supports CPS’ expanding global outreach. See: instagram.com/rianeeislercenter4partnership Tags: #carecounts  #caringeconomy   Like, share and follow…and tell your friends and colleagues to check out The Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign on Instagram!      continue reading →
Laura Flanders interviews Riane Eisler: “Our most felt human need is for caring connection.”

Laura Flanders interviews Riane Eisler: “Our most felt human need is for caring connection.”

Nov. 28, 2017. Partnerships in the Post Industrial Economy Dr. Riane Eisler, author of the groundbreaking book "The Chalice and the Blade" and "The Real Wealth of Nations," discusses partnership and post-industrial economics with Laura Flanders on the "Laura Flanders Show". She explores how valuing partnerships, women and femininity is directly related to caring policy that protects the environment and economics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyvApqhVDDAcontinue reading →
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:…continue reading →
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.…continue reading →
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…continue reading →
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…continue reading →

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.continue reading →
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