The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30! Watch the live online event with Riane Eisler

The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30! Watch the live online event with Riane Eisler

“This book changed my life.” Readers of Riane Eisler’s The Chalice and the Blade have been sharing that sentiment for the past 30 years, and the world-changing power of this incredible book is just getting started! On Thursday, November 9, 2017, readers from around the world celebrated the 30th anniversary and 57th U.S. printing of the international phenomenon that is The Chalice and the Blade in an inspiring online event. What made Riane bold enough to even attempt a project with such a daunting scope and scale? What kind of journey was set in…continue reading →
Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

At the Center for Partnership Studies we’re excited to announce the launch of bestselling author Beth Wilson’s new book The Recovering Feminist. Beth calls upon women to engage the power of the feminine spirit—often in partnership with men—to usher in a life-affirming paradigm. The Recovering Feminist casts a compelling vision for reclaiming women’s true locus of power: love in action. Beth writes, “[Riane] Eisler’s work has been central to my understanding of the underlying values shaping society, culture, and social systems.” Chapter two of the book is focused on exploring the lens of…continue reading →
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards were presented on October 16, 2017 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press celebrated author and Center for Partnership Studies President Dr. Riane Eisler. Dr. Eisler has authored numerous award-winning books as well as hundreds of articles and book chapters. Eisler’s The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics was hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking.” It takes a feminist like Dr. Eisler to…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 →
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

September 7, 2017 The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards will be held on October 16 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press is celebrating author and Center for Partnership Studies President Dr. Riane Eisler. Dr. Eisler has authored numerous award-winning books as well as hundreds of articles and book chapters. Eisler’s The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics was hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking.” It takes a feminist like Dr.…continue reading →
Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

The world needs wise woman elders: join CPS alumna Ariana Newcomer for the Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit and hear Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9, 2017. Use this link to register: http://wisewomanelder.earth/?aff=RianeEisler Right now, our world is in need of deep transformation. The Divine Feminine is rising to rebalance the world and create healing for humans, our climate, and all beings on Earth. In order for that rebalancing to happen, it must include wise woman elders as powerful representations of the goddess, to be honored and consulted. And we have to move beyond…continue reading →
Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg

Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg

The Fall, 2017 Practicing Partnership with the Earth cohort has concluded. Thank you to all who participated in this great webinar series! See the Fall 2017 issue of Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies: Practicing Partnership with the Earth: Nurturing the Evolution of a Caring Alliance Based on Reciprocity and Respect by Ann Amberg Practicing Partnership with the Earth Everyday practices to align with what life does in the context of earth as family, economy, culture and home. Each of us in our uniqueness has a vital role to play in the evolution of a new human-earth…continue reading →
Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

August 24, 2017 Valerie Young Recent events in Charlottesville paint a searing picture of what a domination system looks like. Aggression, intimidation, and violence are primary markers of domination, and they were very much in evidence during the rally organized by a group of white nationalist groups that ended in violence, chaos, and death. Authoritarianism is easy to spot in the public space, but it can also loom large in private behind closed doors. Domination systems can be found in family and gender relations. Looking at Charlottesville through the partnership/domination lens reveals the…continue reading →
Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Invitation to all Partnership and Caring Economy leaders: take part in this year’s Compassion Games July 25, 2017 The Charter for Compassion International (CCI)—a worldwide network of more than 400 Cities/Regions of Compassion, with over 1800 Partners of Compassion in 52 countries—is collaborating with the Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign to bring Caring Economy and Partnership principles to CCI’s 2017 Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest.  Learn more this Friday, July 28th in an Orientation Call dedicated to CAP leaders, and each following Friday, where they will be hosting check-in and challenge calls, commencing on Friday, September 29th, for…continue reading →
Partnership Is A Human Chain

Partnership Is A Human Chain

July 16, 2017 By Valerie Young Did you hear about the drowning family pulled by a rip tide off the Florida coast who were saved by beachgoers forming a human chain? It’s a true story of partnership in action. As reported by The Washington Post, the rescue took place on a recent Saturday evening off Panama City Beach when no lifeguard was on duty. Ten people, including one family of six, had been caught in a treacherous current and were struggling to keep their heads above water about 100 yards off shore. Observers…continue reading →