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Why are we so willing to sacrifice the wellbeing of educators?

Why are so many of us so comfortable asking teachers to work in unsafe conditions at great sacrifice to their own well-being even as they make demands that they return to a safe workplace? Part of...

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Schools Need Resources to Help Us Get Through This Tough Time

We must re-invest in public health, and also in public education, to see ourselves back to a healthy economy and society.

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We Need to Talk About How We Talk About Systems Change…

Whether it’s systemic racism, failures in our public health system, or the need to restart our economic system, people are talking about systems. If you work in the social sector, where...

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Why were we so late responding to COVID-19? Blame it on our culture and brains

Even though contagious outbreaks have occurred in the past, and despite exhortations from public health experts that they would happen again, we lacked the systems and mindsets to proactively...

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Changing the Narrative on Public Education

This communications toolkit, designed in collaboration with the Partnership for the Future of Learning and the Shared Story Project, helps advocates talk more effectively about the current...

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At the heart of our crisis: American polarization

To survive this once-in-a-generation challenge, we need to hit pause on the polarizing rhetoric that divides us and frame the issues we’re facing in ways that allow for more open dialogue,...

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We’re experiencing ‘emergency inflation’ on some issues – if everything is a crisis, then nothing is

The coronavirus pandemic and the protests against police brutality are laying bare long-standing problems and inequities. We are in the midst of social crisis. It makes sense to think that if...

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FrameWorks Institute’s statement on the Uprisings of Spring 2020

As we mourn the loss of George Floyd and countless others who lives were cut short by racism and violence, we reaffirm our commitment to dismantling the systems that allow inequity and injustice...

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Advocating for Age in an Age of Uncertainty: How the COVID-19 crisis is amplifying ageism, and how advocates can push back

It’s clear we need to change the way society thinks and talks about aging, and there’s great opportunity to do it now. In 2014, the FrameWorks Institute launched a study using theory and...

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Biased language paints an unfair picture of “old people” today

Narrow representations of older people don’t just misinform us. They bias us.

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How to Talk About the Ocean so that People Will Listen

In this reframing guide, FrameWorks offers recommendations,  based on extensive research supported by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for how to increase public understanding and boost support...

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Framing Adolescent Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 disrupts some of the necessary conditions for healthy adolescent development, many working in sectors of youth development, education, and adolescent health have launched efforts to...