Workshop starts July 29- Strong Kindness: How can we respond skillfully to dominating behavior?

Caring Economy leaders: Is your kindness taken for weakness? How can you get others to stop behaviors that are controlling, manipulative, or dominating – without adopting those behaviors yourself? Join us for this 4-session workshop full of skills and concepts to help you confidently engage in interpersonal encounters with dominating approaches, while remaining firmly in […]

The New Family Security Agenda

Strengthening America’s Economy by Strengthening its Families Families are at the nexus of America’s present political upheaval, yet progressives have spun their wheels with diffuse and granular polices. A cohesive family agenda is the foundation for strong, self-sufficient families and a healthy economy. It is also a cornerstone of the integrated progressive agenda needed to […]

Our gratitude to Caring Economy leaders worldwide

Leaders are working together around the world to advance the Caring Economy and Partnership movements. The Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign honor our program graduates who are making the world a better place. We are continually inspired to learn about the many creative ways that alumni are actualizing Partnership and Caring Economy principles in the world; their success […]

Summer CPS Alumni Gathering July 14

Are you an Alumni of CPS’ Leadership & Learning programs? Want to stay involved, learn how leaders worldwide are creatively applying Partnership and engaging the Caring Economy conversation in their communities? Join Riane Eisler, Sara Saltee and Ann Amberg on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11am Pacific/ 2pm Eastern for the free online CPS Alumni Gathering. […]

Consumer, citizen or …? Revisioning language for a partnership economy

We are excited to announce that Australia-based Caring Economy leader Sabrina Chakori has contributed a chapter in the new book Positive Steps to a Steady State Economy, edit. by Haydn Washington: Consumer, citizen or a new definition? The necessity to change both the term and our behaviour. Sabrina questions the assumption that to be a […]

New Family Security Agenda

The Center for Partnership Studies has released an updated Family Security Agenda. Families are at the nexus of America’s present political upheaval, yet progressives have spun their wheels with diffuse and granular polices. A cohesive family agenda is the foundation for strong, self-sufficient families and a healthy economy. It is also a cornerstone of the integrated […]

May 24- Own Your Worth: Power to the People Who Care

Parents, teachers and caregivers do crucial, complicated, artful work. We give and protect life. We cultivate human potential. And the decisions we make on a daily basis are, quite literally, choices about how to evolve our species. Yet, many of us feel isolated, overworked, depleted, or downright invisible. The time is overdue to demand what […]

Trump’s backwards budget threatens national security

April 14, 2017 by Valerie Young, Outreach Director for CPS’s Caring Economy Campaign Trump’s budget suggests that national strength rests on violence, weaponry, and the ability to destroy. But what we know is that peace, abundant natural resources, and a free, educated, and healthy population are the foundations of a strong democratic nation. Social Wealth […]

Mom Power and Paid Leave

Thursday, April 6, 2017 In this new Moms Pump Here post, Valerie Young, JD., public policy analyst and Outreach Director for the Caring Economy Campaign, discusses the need for more caring economic policies that values the contributions of women and mothers. What’s holding women back from achieving a status equal with men in every level […]

New film: The Economics of Happiness

Today, the UN International Day of Happiness, is the perfect occasion to spread the word about Local Future’s film The Economics of Happiness.   Films for Action has called it “one of the most important and useful films for inspiring change that has been made in a generation”, and from now until the end of […]