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Reframing Aging: Growing “Old at Heart”

Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.

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Highlighting Shared Humanity and Prosperity to Advance Immigration Solutions

To build support for progressive immigration reform in the United States, advocates must turn away from “us versus them” framing, and toward language that emphasizes shared humanity,...

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Creating Affordable Housing Opportunities Means Talking Equity

To attain affordable housing for all, we must build public support by shifting narratives away from consumer choice and personal responsibility.

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Reframing Sexual Violence: From #MeToo to Time’s Up

In the shift from #MeToo to Time’s Up, movement leaders are strategically framing sexual violence as a social and cultural problem, rather than an individual problem. Doing so helps people think...

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Framing for Social Change

How we frame social issues profoundly influences our understanding of them, and how we think and talk about solutions.

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You Say You Want a Revolution? How We Might Think about Guns and Social Movements

What are the key ingredients that those building today’s movements should consider as they go about the hard work of mobilization? Drawing on framing and social movement literatures, FrameWorks...

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What’s Plasticity Got to Do with It? Framing the Need for Children’s Programs

Children’s advocates have been working hard to build public and political will to enhance funding for programs that support early childhood development. But these advocates have faced a major...

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Reframing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Studying Culture to Identify Communication Challenges and Opportunities

How does the public think about prenatal exposure to alcohol, and what are the implications of the public’s deep-seated beliefs about this issue for advocates working to address fetal alcohol...

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Framing Stories for Change

Stories have remarkable power to drive social change—but some stories are more powerful than others. In this feature article in Change Agent, the journal of the Communications Network,...

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Responsibility and Obligation

How can activating people’s senses of responsibility and obligation move social issues forward, and is one more effective than the other? FrameWorks’ CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explores this...

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Going Beyond Resonance

Today’s communications professionals prize resonance as a sign that their messages are “working,” but sometimes resonance backfires. FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains why and what...

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Frames that Support Successful Aging

How can we create an attitude adjustment on aging? Writer and aging advocate Helen Dennis answers that question by pointing to FrameWorks research and resources on how to reframe aging in...