Alliance For a Caring Economy


 Welcome to CEC.

The Caring Economy Campaign

We are not accustomed to seeing economy and caring in the same sentence. Nor have we been taught to think of economics from the perspective of caring for people or nature. It's high time we did, and here's why. Watch the video

Six Steps to a Caring Economics

Discover six ways we can build an economic system that meets the real needs of people and the planet.

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Three Reasons Why We Need a Caring Economy

1: Caring is crucial. 2: Caring societies build stronger economies. 3: Gender matters!

Latest Postings & Comments

Paycheck to Paycheck, The Disaster Waiting to Happen

By Valerie Young, originally posted on The (Wo)Man in Washington Blog   On Monday, March 17, you can watch The Shriver Report’s new documentary “Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert” on HBO.  This film traces the daily frustrations of a single mother of three kids who...

March 17, 2014|Blog Post|Read More »

Riane Eisler and Teddie Potter's New Book Now Available!

Riane Eisler and Teddie Potter’s new book on Partnership Healthcare, Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care, is now available. Co-authored by Riane Eisler with University of Minnesota nursing...

January 29, 2014|News|Read More »

The Shriver Report: Unpaid and Undervalued Care Work Keeps Women on the Brink

Unpaid and Undervalued Care Work Keeps Women on the Brink By Riane Eisler and Kimberly Otis, Center for Partnership Studies   Women do most of the care work in families; they care for children, the elderly, the sick, and the disabled. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women devote more than...

January 29, 2014|Blog Post|Read More »

A Long Time Comin’…

by Valerie Young and originally posted on (Wo)Man in Washington Blog   Ladies, we are in serious trouble here. In the annual ranking of 133 countries around the globe on the issue of gender equality, the U.S. once again fails to make the top 10. Or the top 20. We may be the world’s only remaining...

November 10, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »

The Double Standard for Violence

by Riane Eisler, Kim Otis, and Karen Hessel Originally published on The Huffington Post   The mass shooting of young children in Connecticut rightly set off a national outcry about gun control, and the sexual abuse of boys at Penn State justly brought strong condemnation from the NCAA and state...

February 4, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »

How We Live Now, and What It Means for the Future

by Valerie Young, originally posted on the National Association of Mother's Centers' blog,  (Wo)man in Washington blog.   If you think the typical American household is straight, married parents living with their kids, you are so last century! The “nuclear family” model actually fits a mere 20...

September 11, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »

So Much More Than the “Right Thing” To Do

by Valerie Young aand originally posted on Your (Wo)man in Washington....   My colleague and great friend Sarah Bibler wrote this week’s post.  She’s an expert in how gender issues fit into a nation’s economic growth, and how U.S. foreign policy can do both good and ill for women around the...

July 21, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »

Let's Stop Punishing Mothers

by Riane Eisler and Shireen Mitchell Originally posted on The Huffington Post, May 7, 2013.   Every year, card and flower sales spike on Mother’s Day. But what has not changed is the dismal and worsening situation of mothers and women in the U.S. today. Millions of elderly American women, mostly...

May 12, 2013|Op-Ed|Read More »