What I’m Learning About Partnership Education

What I’m Learning About Partnership Education

August 4, 2018 by John Creger When I met Riane Eisler at a conference in 2000 and began reading her books, I was ten years into my career as a high school English teacher. My own high school education had been dissatisfying and disheartening for me, its emphasis on competing for spots in Ivy League colleges precluding the more personal kind of learning I hungered for. So, intuitively, I had made my own classroom a place for my sophomores to solidify their academic development with self-discovery, and formed myself into what I would…continue reading →
Watch the video: Questions You Asked: Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith

Watch the video: Questions You Asked: Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith

We heard you! The response to our May 22, 2018 webinar “Uncovering the Roots of Violence: New Perspectives on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith,” was overwhelming. Participants from all over the world raised incisive questions that call for further conversation, so we  reconvened our panel of anti-violence pioneers to move the dialog forward! Watch the June 27, 2018 webinar Questions You Asked: Further Conversations on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith with Julie Owens and Ron Clark—learn about specific ways we can work together to change cultures of violence in our homes,…continue reading →
Change Your Thinking with CPS’ Integrated Partnership Agenda

Change Your Thinking with CPS’ Integrated Partnership Agenda

June 8, 2018 The Center for Partnership Studies has released an updated version of the Integrated Partnership Progressive Agenda that outlines the core configurations of Domination Systems and Partnership Systems and key elements of the Domination and the Partnership Political Agendas. Download the Integrated Partnership Progressive Agenda Riane Eisler: “We have been taught to think of politics in terms of elections and governments, but politics is basically about how power is defined and exercised, and by whom. This is something we learn, starting in early childhood. The new social categories of the Partnership…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 →
Uncovering the Roots of Violence – Watch the webinar

Uncovering the Roots of Violence – Watch the webinar

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. The extraordinary May 22, 2018 webinar event brought 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…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 →
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