Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Shifting to Partnership in Education and Society

Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Shifting to Partnership in Education and Society

April 3, 2020 Thank you to all who joined the Center for Partnership Studies on April 2, 2020 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. Mary and Khayree shared on-the-ground stories about their work implementing effective, compassionate, trauma-sensitive practices at all levels in public school systems, from whole-district initiatives to classroom-based strategies. They shared resources to help you join the trauma-informed movement in your classroom, school or district. Riane Eisler showed how the…continue reading →
Riane Eisler speaks at the Conscious Capitalism Conference

Riane Eisler speaks at the Conscious Capitalism Conference

March 25, 2020 Dr. Riane Eisler will be a featured keynote speaker at the 2020 “One Day at a Time” Conscious Capitalism virtual conference. Tune in free online on April 14, 2020 at 2:30 Eastern Time, to hear Riane speak about how a caring economy is part of an emerging partnership social system, and how the new social wealth index is a new, more accurate metric of economic health that documents the enormous economic value of the work of care. Riane is quoted in a new book for tweens and up by Laura…continue reading →
Riane Eisler and Douglas Fry: Nurturing Our Humanity

Riane Eisler and Douglas Fry: Nurturing Our Humanity

March 5, 2020 In this WBAI/New York City Public Radio interview Barry Seidman of Equal Time for Free Thought interviews Riane Eisler and Douglas Fry, co-authors of the new book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future. Nurturing Our Humanity shows how we can structure our environments – from family and gender relations to politics and economics – to support our great capacities for consciousness, caring, and creativity. Can the U.S. transition from a social system that is historically a domination-based system to one of real partnership?…continue reading →
Back to the Future: Reclaiming Our Partnership Culture

Back to the Future: Reclaiming Our Partnership Culture

February 25, 2020 We at CPS are super excited about author Jed Diamond’s new post, “Back to the Future: Reclaiming Our Partnership Culture and Saving Humanity”. Diamond lauds Eisler’s new book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, and relates his vision of a future world based not on a “dominator culture” but on healthy partnership systems. Diamond writes, “One of the characteristics of the Partnership Culture is based on the power of people to solve big problems when we all work together. The monetary costs are…continue reading →
Riane Eisler interviewed for Autre Magazine

Riane Eisler interviewed for Autre Magazine

February 23, 2020 Check out the new Autre interview with Center for Partnership Studies founder and author Riane Eisler at your favorite newsstand. Eisler discusses the continuum between domination and partnership systems, early partnership societies, and how we see the foundations of partnership in a new generation of collaborators. From Autre Online: "...the collab generation is not just a trend, it’s a matter of our survival". Share on: Twitter Instagram  continue reading →
Charter for Compassion V2020 interviews Riane Eisler

Charter for Compassion V2020 interviews Riane Eisler

January 22, 2020 Sande Hart of Charter for Compassion Women & Girls talks with Riane Eisler for the first online event in the V2020 series , “How Did We Get Here?” Sande and Riane are joined by co-facilitator and partnership practitioner Donna Mills. Riane discusses gender equity and how awareness of gender roles and values in our current social system can help us address the root causes of our world's problems, and better understand what we can do to shift us towards a partnership system that nurtures a more compassionate world. Eisler commented,…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:   Order the book and e-book on Amazon Order your book today at a…continue reading →
Riane Eisler on NPR: How Domination and Partnership Systems Shape Us

Riane Eisler on NPR: How Domination and Partnership Systems Shape Us

January 22, 2020 In this interview on NPR radio’s 51%, Alison Dunne talks with Riane Eisler about how domination and partnership social systems shape us. Based on research such as the CPS study Women, Men and the Global Quality of Life, Eisler comments that “The status of women is a powerful predictor of general quality of life of a nation. The Global Gender Gap Report shows that the Nordic nations regularly have the lowest gender gap by far. These are also the nations—Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark—that appear regularly in the top tiers…continue reading →
Safe Conversations in Action

Safe Conversations in Action

WATCH THE WEBINAR The world is waking up to the ways in which healthy relationships equate to healthier bodies and brains, which in turn lead to healthier businesses, communities, and societies. And the great news is that both neuroscience and the relational sciences have revealed that better relationship skills can be taught and practiced at any age. On January 16, 2020, Relationships First pioneers Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt joined Riane Eisler of the Center for Partnership Studies online for Safe Conversations in Action, the second in a series of webinars exploring…continue reading →
Riane Eisler Interview in OMTimes: Nurturing Our Humanity

Riane Eisler Interview in OMTimes: Nurturing Our Humanity

December 28, 2019 The Center for Partnership Studies is excited to share this in-depth OMTimes Magazine interview with Sandie Sedgbeer. In the interview, Sandie talks with Riane about her new book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape our Brains, Lives, and Future, co-authored with anthropologist Douglas P. Fry, in which they “both upend age-old assumptions about human nature and provide irrefutable evidence that not only is caring behavior humanity’s default tendency but also that we can build more humane and sustainable societies”. Eisler comments, “…in Nurturing our Humanity, I combined my…continue reading →