July 16: Make Partnerism Mainstream Volunteer Town Hall

July 16: Make Partnerism Mainstream Volunteer Town Hall

July 2, 2020   What is Partnerism? Read the article by Riane Eisler in Tikkun: The Next Economy: Partnerism: Post- capitalist/Post- socialist Economics. Building a Caring Democracy Read the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies article by Riane Eisler: Building a Caring Democracy: Four Cornerstones for an Integrated Progressive Agenda. The Town Hall event will be recorded; all registrants will receive a link to the full video session. Sponsored by the Center for Partnership Studies. #makepartnerismmainstream Questions? Contact Ann.  continue reading →
Grandfather’s Garden Story Time for Children

Grandfather’s Garden Story Time for Children

July 6, 2020 In 2019, Riane Eisler’s beloved partner, esteemed scholar David Loye, published his first-ever collection of children’s stories, Grandfather’s Garden. With so many of us now living, working, and homeschooling from home, what better way to spend a few minutes of your afternoon than diving into David’s tales of youthful wonder? Check out the complete Grandfather’s Garden Story Time series with Brie Mathers, leader of the Center for Partnership Studies Girls Resiliency Education Fund and Creative Director of Love the Skin You’re In.  (Scroll down for all ten delightful episodes)! Join…continue reading →
The Systemic Nature of Racism and Sexism

The Systemic Nature of Racism and Sexism

June 15, 2020 In the Washington Monthly article No One Is Attempting to Silence White Men, author Nancy LeTourneau takes a deeper look at racism in America and the part that patriarchy, liberalism, and free speech play in the “fundamental transformation” our country is experiencing. Understanding the systemic racism and white supremacy built into the American culture is key to addressing the roots of violence and oppression and our part in healing social discourse. LeTourneau cites the work of Riane Eisler in understanding the roots of entrenched domination systems: “As these movements begin…continue reading →
Riane Eisler: Changing the Whole System

Riane Eisler: Changing the Whole System

Read the interview with Riane Eisler in The Next System Project's Talking with Riane Eisler on Changing the Whole System. The interview with Cecilia Gingerich, drawn from Eisler's 2015 paper Whole Systems Change: A Framework & First Steps for Social/ Economic Transformation, was originally published for the Next System: Possibilities and Proposals series. Eisler writes: "We stand at a turning point in our human adventure on Earth. [People] are reexamining not only what was and is, but also what can, and must, be done.  They understand that solving our unprecedented problems calls for…continue reading →
There Is Another Way —Partnership!

There Is Another Way —Partnership!

June 8, 2020 A big THANK YOU to graphic facilitator Sita Magnuson of DPict for this excellent thought-map of the June 1, 2020 event Public Town Hall with Riane Eisler - Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Conversation on Partnerism. Caring economy and partnership leaders: if you share this image, please credit: Sita Magnuson, DPict, https://www.dpict.co/aboutcontinue reading →
Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Public Town Hall

Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Public Town Hall

June 2, 2020 Thank you to all who attended the June 1, 2020 Town Hall with Riane Eisler- Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Conversation on Partnerism. We are excited to share with you what’s in development now at the Center for Partnership Studies and set the groundwork for growing partnership systems and caring economic policies.   If you attended the Town Hall, we invite you to support the work of the Center for Partnership Studies by taking this short, four-question survey:     What Town Hall attendees are saying: "I am a Latín women,…continue reading →
B-Women Reading Club: Sacred Pleasure

B-Women Reading Club: Sacred Pleasure

May 28, 2020 Join the B Women Reading Club on June 3, 2020 at 10am Pacific for a discussion of Riane Eisler's Sacred Pleasure. Moderated by Rosie von Lila, the conversation will show us how history has consistently promoted the link between sex and violence—and how we can sever this link and move to a politics of partnership rather than domination in all our relations. During this stay-at-home time of COVID, dive into a rich conversation about how partnership systems were a part of our human cultural heritage and how they can be…continue reading →
NEW online course with Riane Eisler: Building a Partnership World

NEW online course with Riane Eisler: Building a Partnership World

May 27, 2020 In partnership with the Omega Institute, CPS is excited to announce the launch of the new dynamic self-paced online course Building a Partnership World, with instructor Riane Eisler. Author of the classic book The Chalice and The Blade, Riane Eisler inspired a generation to envision an egalitarian society by exploring peaceful goddess-worshiping cultures from our prehistoric past. Today, in this dynamic self-paced online course, Riane weaves insights from cultural history, gender studies, economics, and neuroscience to show us how we can construct a more equitable, sustainable, and less violent world…continue reading →
Exploring Leadership With Riane Eisler

Exploring Leadership With Riane Eisler

May 21, 2020 Watch the interview with Riane Eisler by International Leadership Association’s columnist Kathryn Goldman Schuyler in Exploring Leadership. In this conversation, Eisler discusses the continuum between partnership and domination-based societies and why thinking about the value of partnership may be particularly important during this period of global crisis. This episode is part of a series on Creative Leadership to Transform the World recorded during the 2020 novel coronavirus pandemic. In the series, Kathryn interviews people whose work can help us think about how we want our society to be on the…continue reading →
Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy

Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy

May 18, 2020 Watch the Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy hosted by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim with guests Riane Eisler of the Center for Partnership Studies, R. Trebor Scholz, Director, Platform Cooperativism Consortium & Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School, and Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist and Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the City University of New York, Queens College. The Facebook conversation centers around how we can re-humanize our failing economic system in this volatile time. Ron Kim asks, “What should a post-COVID economy look…continue reading →