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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...

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Getting over the right message about the link between poverty and housing is vital

In this commentary in the Guardian, FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor discusses research on how the British public thinks about poverty and how it intersects with and applies to messages about...

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Can Frames Make Change? Using Communications Science to Translate the Science of Child Mental Health

Mental illness in children is on the rise in the United States, but research shows that the American public does not understand the science of child mental health—what it is and what supports...

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An Attitude Adjustment on Aging

Are you part of the effort to reframe aging? FrameWorks Strategy and Outreach Associate April Callen explains how to spark more productive conversations around aging in this blog post for the...

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Marching for Science

This article about the science march in Washington, DC, features FrameWorks research analyst Clara Gibbons. “It’s really important for scientists to continue to be involved in policy and, dare...