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“Good Choices” Are a Good Thing, Right? Avoiding the Rational Actor Trap in Framing Public Safety (Part 2 of 3)

by Eric Lindland August 15, 2011 Framing in the Field

Imagine an advocacy campaign for criminal justice reform that goes something like this…  Jobs not jails. Schools not cells. Let’s empower our youth to choose success by building the good schools and jobs opportunities they deserve. On the face of it, that seems like a pretty solid message.  It points to the importance of community [...]

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Reframing Public Safety for Progressive Criminal Justice Reform (Part 1 of 3)

by Yndia Lorick-Wilmot August 2, 2011 Framing in the Field

How do we effectively communicate to the public about the need to reform the criminal justice system? The FrameWorks Institute is working on a new project to provide a model for responding to the communications opportunities and challenges confronting criminal justice reform advocates. There are many different ways experts and advocates might tell the story about the need to [...]

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