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Black and Brown Boys Don’t Need to Learn ‘Grit,’ They Need Schools to Stop Being Racist

In this article for the Hechinger Report, Moira O’Neil, FrameWorks’ directory of research interpretation and application, explains how framing resilience as “grit” undermines support for...

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Q&A With Julie Sweetland, Sociolinguist

In this interview with the Science Communication program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Julie Sweetland, FrameWorks’ vice president for strategy and innovation, talks “word...

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The “Other” 2016 Campaign

This Forbes feature covers the “other” 2016 campaign: the one to reframe aging. It highlights FrameWorks research on public attitudes about aging—and the “dark view” focused on...

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Advocating for Aging Services in a Digital World

Julie Sweetland, FrameWorks’ vice president for strategy and innovation, explores the possibilities and perils of social media for Aging Today. Followers matter, she concludes, but not more than...

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Seven Questions to a Linguist: Framing the Issue with Dr. Julie Sweetland

Julie Sweetland, FrameWorks’ vice president for strategy and innovation, talks about the role of language in social justice efforts in this Q&A.

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Shaping Professional Discourse: An Analysis of the Frames Employed by Organizations Working in Aging

FrameWorks staff explore the often unproductive stories that advocacy groups and the media tell about aging Americans. Even positive portrayals, they find, can be unproductive.

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Why framing matters—and polls only give you so much

How people think, in addition to what they think is critical to effective communication, but polls are not great ways to understand the how question. Polls are also not always effective in...

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Changing How People Think About Human Rights

To advance human rights, advocates must understand not just what people think about the issue—but why they think it. FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains in this piece on OpenDemocracy.

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Tips for Telling Stories that Move People to Action

When it comes to nonprofit storytelling, FrameWorks advice goes with the research, but against the grain.

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Disrupting the Dominant Frame

In this classic interview with NonProfit Quarterly, FrameWorks founder Susan Nall Bales talks about FrameWorks’ mission, history, and impact in the wake of being named a 2015 Creative &...


Nine Nonprofits Awarded for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness

This release announces the news that the FrameWorks Institute was selected by the MacArthur Foundation as one of nine nonprofit organizations named a Creative& Effective Institution in 2015. The...

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Reframing Issues in the Digital Age: Using Social Media Strategically

Julie Sweetland, FrameWorks’ vice president for strategy and innovation, and Rob Shore, explain how to use “clicks,” “views,” and “likes” to tell a story that helps people understand...