Whole systems change: a new paper by Riane Eisler

Want to learn more about why a Caring Economy is an essential part of systemic economic change? Check out Riane Eisler’s new essay “Whole Systems Change: A Framework & First Steps for Social/Economic Transformation” in Next System: Possibilities and Proposals, a Next System Project series. Today’s nuclear and biological weapons give us destructive powers once attributed only […]

Personal is Political: Caring Economy in the Philippines

By Ann Amberg, MCS, Associate Director of CPS’ Leadership & Learning Programs Theresa Balayon is an inspired change agent, seasoned community leader and graduate of the Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Advocates Program and Changing Our Story, Changing Our Lives: Riane Eisler’s Cultural Transformation Course. She is a catalyst for change at the government […]

Partnership in Action: Women’s Empowerment

Serena and Emma Glover are a great example of the power of Partnership. This mother-daughter team from Redmond, WA, both graduates of CPS’ leadership programs, are working together to develop learning presentations inspired by Riane Eisler’s lifelong work in cultural transformation. They have co-facilitated intergenerational women’s gatherings where they encourage story sharing in the context […]

Taking Stock in Our Children: In a Time of Volatile Markets, How We Can Play the ‘Long Game’ by Investing in Our Society’s Future

by Riane Eisler and Valerie Young When world markets convulse, people tend to think short term. But as a society, we must start focusing on what investors call the “long game” — re-examining our economic priorities to improve and stabilize more lives over time. Suppose that instead of thinking only of stock markets or interest […]

Can Social Wealth Economic Indicators play a role in public ownership of a more caring economy?

Empowerment through ownership forum: This weekend, Sept. 2, 2015, a coalition of national, Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh area public policy advocacy organizations will host a one day webinar and forum to support and strengthen “the vital role of public and worker ownership in wide segments of the US and global economy.” Jason Campbell, forum coordinator, CPS volunteer […]

Netflix, Microsoft lead the way in improved parental leave policies

Netflix announces “unlimited” paid parental leave for moms and dads Although the U.S. and Papua New Guinea are the only countries among 185 nations that have not yet imposed government-mandated policies requiring employers to offer paid maternity leave, American tech companies like Microsoft, Netflix, Google and Intel are ahead of the curve. Tech industry companies […]

Partnership education gives meaning to school and life

Fremont, CA: American High School English teacher John Creger writes about his popular and revolutionary Personal Creed project for high school students. https://jcreger.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/the-personal-creed-project-and-the-return-of-reflection/ Since 2013, several of John’s students have completed the Center for Partnership Studies’ Young Leaders Program. John’s student Kaavya writes: “The serious lack of thoughtful self-reflection, and no I don’t mean write […]

Brie Mathers on Girls as Ground Zero – from Hypersexualization to Partnership in Leadership

Brie Mathers, Caring Economy Conversation Leader and founder of Love the Skin You’re In, gave this powerful talk in February at the Humanity Conference, part of Stanford’s Global Innovation Summit. Brie focused on Partnership for Leadership and threaded the Caring Economy message in to her presentation. Brie commented: “At 12 minutes duration, it’s the fastest […]