Partner News: Announcing the new PSG Udine, Italy website

Partner News: Announcing the new PSG Udine, Italy website

On behalf of the Partnership Studies Group (PSG), we would like to share the new Partnership Studies Group website for the Udine, Italy location. Founded by Professor Antonella Riem and a group of researchers in 1998, PSG is "an active community of scholars based at the University of Udine, with a series of interconnected partners all over the world." Partnership Studies Group is the primary scholarly partner of Center for Partnership Studies and one of our most active, offering programs and courses of learning. Per the new PSG website, the aims of the…continue reading →
Announcing the Fall/Winter 2020 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies

Announcing the Fall/Winter 2020 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies

December 21, 2020 CPS is excited to announce the publication of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS), Vol. 7 No. 2 (2020): Fall/Winter: Partnership-Based Models of Government Programs. The IJPS, a peer-reviewed, online, free-access journal housed at the University of Minnesota, shares scholarship and creates connections for cultural transformation to build a world in which all relationships, institutions, policies and organizations are based on principles of partnership. Cover image "D Street, 2018" by Marlene Bauer. Read the artist statement. Guest Editor: Renee Pardello, MEd Featured in this issue: The United States Cooperative…continue reading →
Letter from Riane: Please Support CPS

Letter from Riane: Please Support CPS

December 15, 2020 Dear CPS Community Member, As we reach the end of a year unique in our lifetimes, the work that the Center for Partnership Studies has undertaken in 2020 is more vital than ever before. At a time of disharmony and domination in politics, CPS trained people all over the world through our Leadership and Learning programs to become leaders of the Partnership and Caring Economy movements. At a time of greater stress than ever on parents, CPS offered an online guide about how to raise caring and connected children based…continue reading →
A Hearty Welcome to New CPS Team Members!

A Hearty Welcome to New CPS Team Members!

December 14, 2020 Here at the Center for Partnership Studies we’re excited to announce the addition of three new team members: Ilene Palacios, Quincey Tickner, and Robyn Baker. They each bring a wealth of talent, complementary skills and experience to CPS. Their diverse professional backgrounds in communications, social media, journalism, community activism and political science—and their empowered “can-do” spirit—bring new energy, leadership and momentum to our shared mission promoting partnership and caring economy. Welcome Ilene, Quincey and Robyn! Robyn Baker, CPS Research and Education Associate, has recently graduated from the Euro-American programme at…continue reading →
The Perfect Gift: Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

The Perfect Gift: Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

Gift your family and friends with Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry. Nurturing Our Humanity holds the key to a clear perspective on our personal and social options in today’s world, showing how to structure our environments – from family and gender relations to politics and economics – to support our great capacities for consciousness, caring, and creativity. Hear Riane's 2-minute introduction to the book:   Buy Nurturing Our Humanity at bookshop.org (Bookshop.org donates 75% of profits to support…continue reading →
Early Partnership Childhood Care: What Should Centers Provide?

Early Partnership Childhood Care: What Should Centers Provide?

December 10, 2020 Thank you to Darcia Narvaez, CPS partner and founder of The Evolved Nest for this article. The Evolved Nest provides guidance for evaluation of early childhood care and childcare centers. With the pandemic and white-collar employees working from home, there are increasing calls for government-funding of child care to support parents in the workforce, especially mothers, who are falling behind their male colleagues in career advancement because they can’t get their expected work done when supervising children 24/7. Of course, working mothers are not new outside of the middle class,…continue reading →
Earth and Economy: Reshaping the Future in Partnership

Earth and Economy: Reshaping the Future in Partnership

December 3, 2020 In this video interview with writer Scott Russell Sanders, Reshaping the Future in Partnership, Riane Eisler talks about domination economics, the exploitation of nature, and how we can work together toward a new caring economic paradigm— an earth-sustaining future nurtured by partnership cultural systems. Hosted by REGENERATE Forum's Andrew Keen. Read More https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNPzgvzb3mc&feature=emb_logo   Photo by Daniela Constantini from Pexels See also: From Domination to Partnership: a Planetary Ethic  continue reading →
COVID and the Economic Status of Women: Recovering from the SheCession

COVID and the Economic Status of Women: Recovering from the SheCession

December 3, 2020 The work of Riane Eisler and the Center for Partnership Studies is mentioned in Ms. Magazine’s “Singing the She-cession Blues: How the Pandemic Is Revealing Existing Fault Lines in the U.S. Economy” by CPS partner Rickey Gard Diamond. Part of the Women Unscrewing Screwnomics series, this article highlights the sobering effect of the COVID pandemic on the economic status of women, noting that the Labor Department reported an alarming 865,000 women left the workforce in the month of September. Diamond examines the history of childcare programs and women in the…continue reading →