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 […]

Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution.

Speak out for a caring revolution—join the cohort now forming for the Caring Economy Advocates Program, starting June 1. Yes, we must speak out against corruption and the concentration of wealth in the hands of the few, Yes, we must decry the insanity of policies that enable the destruction of the natural world, Yes, we […]

How do men in the Middle East see their attitudes toward gender equality?

May 1, 2017 Men in the Middle East and North Africa are at a crossroads, reveals ground-breaking multi-country study on the state of gender equality in the the Middle East and North Africa region. http://imagesmena.org/en/ Promundo and UN Women’s multi-country study in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – covering Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Caregivers really keep America safe

By Kate Duva The word economy comes from the Greek word oikos, for home — and the economy would collapse without domestic care workers, who are the invisible fuel of our economy, doing the work at home that makes it possible for others to go out and do all other work. There are few jobs as essential […]

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 […]

Changing Our Story course empowers cultural transformation leaders

What if the story we’ve been taught leaves out a huge swath of our history, limiting our personal and social possibilities? Acclaimed cultural historian and futurist Riane Eisler dismantles outmoded notions of human nature, gender, and violence, and explores new possibilities for our future in her popular cultural transformation course Changing Our Story, Changing Our […]

Women & Money: Dr. Eisler interview on REALTalk

In her March 29, 2017 radio interview for REALTalk on Voice of Vashon, Riane Eisler outlines steps to an economy that values human dignity, caring practices, and our environment. Crucial questions Eisler answers include: Why have women been at an economic disadvantage in both capitalist and socialist systems? What can we do to change this? […]