Julie Owens and Ron Clark: leading the movement to end domestic violence

Julie Owens and Ron Clark: leading the movement to end domestic violence

Julie Owens and Ron Clark are two innovative and tireless activists leading the movement to end domestic violence. Along with Riane Eisler and moderator Renita Robinson, they are part of the panel for the May 22, 2018 webinar "Uncovering the Roots of Violence: New Perspectives on Domestic Violence, Social Justice, and Faith", hosted by the Center for Partnership Studies. In 2017, Julie Owens co-developed the national toolkit and screening tool for adult victims of human trafficking. Her primary focus is best practices in victim advocacy in both secular and faith-based settings. Julie writes: "I am…continue reading →
New Facebook Group for CPS Alumni

New Facebook Group for CPS Alumni

Thanks to Partnership leader and social media consultant Julie Hanks, CPS has a new Facebook group for CPS program Alumni: Riane Eisler Center for Partnership Studies Alumni and Friends. If you are someone who's taken CPS online leadership workshops, webinars, or self-paced courses, or you are an active Partnership or Caring Economy leader ready to network and dive into dialogue on the issues you care about, please see the new Facebook page and request to join the group. This is "a closed group for alumni and friends supporting the work of Riane Eisler and Center…continue reading →
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 →
Want to Change the World? Focus on Partnership Rather Than Domination

Want to Change the World? Focus on Partnership Rather Than Domination

April 26, 2018 In their blog this month, New Dream features the recent podcast with Brie Mathers and Riane Eisler: A Conversation with Riane Eisler.  The organization, which seeks to "transform the ways we consume to improve well-being for people and the planet" interviewed Partnership leader  Brie Mathers who speaks at high school assemblies teaching thousands of girls to resist messages that source their value in the mass-marketed body images, hyper-sexualization, objectification, and false rewards of overconsumption. Brie is also starting to do these assemblies with boys, helping to free them to express their full humanity…continue reading →
Riane Eisler appears in the award-winning film “Beauty Bites Beast”

Riane Eisler appears in the award-winning film “Beauty Bites Beast”

Author, filmmaker and CPS Partnership leader Ellen Snortland's new film Beauty Bites Beast won the “Best Documentary” award at the Artemis Film Festival. Congratulations Ellen! Join Ellen for two screenings of "Beauty Bites Beast" in Santa Monica, CA: Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 8 p.m. Both will be at Laemmle's Monica Film Center in Santa Monica. Comment from Ellen: "Bring your friends, co-workers and loved ones and join us! Bring the boys and men too, as we need everyone on board to end violence against women, girls, and well… EVERYONE." Learn More Get Tickets…continue reading →
Read Riane Eisler’s response to the Roundtable on Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation

Read Riane Eisler’s response to the Roundtable on Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation

Read the response by Dr. Riane Eisler, founder and president of the Center for Partnership Studies to Kathryn Sikkink's recent essay "Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation", part of the Great Transition Initiative. Riane joined other global thought leaders who wrote essays as part of a Roundtable on Human Rights. Read Riane's response to Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation Eisler writes: "My focus has been on the expansion of human rights theory and action to include the majority of humanity: women and children. That focus came not only out of my concern for…continue reading →
Brie Mathers interviews Riane Eisler -youth protests symptom of domination social systems

Brie Mathers interviews Riane Eisler -youth protests symptom of domination social systems

April 3, 2018 Partnership leader and founder of Love the Skin You're In Brie Mathers interviews Dr. Riane Eisler in this timely podcast. Brie: "A half-hour with my extraordinary mentor Dr. Riane Eisler, a voice of wisdom whose renowned work The Chalice and the Blade is now in 56 US editions and 26 foreign languages. Youth are rising and every protest is a symptom of the larger domination system unfolding. Riane teaches us how to not only deconstruct, but reconstruct a new partnership-based social order with ancient roots". "In modern history, looking through…continue reading →
Partnership leader Ginger Garner announces State Senate Candidacy

Partnership leader Ginger Garner announces State Senate Candidacy

March 29, 2018 Caring Economy leader, author and founder of Medical Therapeutic Yoga, Ginger Garner has announced her candidacy for North Carolina State Senate, District 2. She writes: "The Caring Economics Leadership program was a turning point for me not just in my career, but in my life. My radar for recognizing injustice - as a woman, mother, therapist, and small business owner, and also as someone who overcame poverty - has always been finely tuned. My entire career, and life, has been spent caretaking, often at my own expense, and it instilled in…continue reading →
Make the pitch for Riane: On Being podcast

Make the pitch for Riane: On Being podcast

Expanding the outreach of CPS' vital world work is a primary focus for Partnership and Caring Economy leaders. Thanks to Heidi Bruce, Partnership leader and Managing Editor for the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, we've initiated  a call to action to support Riane Eisler to be chosen as a guest on the On Being podcast. Heidi, who attended a conference co-sponsored by The On Being Project, initiated a call to action to make the pitch to On Being curators to interview Riane Eisler on this respected podcast with Krista Tippett. Call to action:…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 →