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It’s time to change the climate disaster script. People need hope that things can change.

The climate story must balance talk of urgency with hopeful and creative ideas if we are to inspire positive change

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The hardest part of being a parent has nothing to do with raising kids

Empirical research conducted by the FrameWorks Institute, in partnership with the Parenting Research Centre, shows that effectively communicating about parenting and parenting support programs...

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3 Narratives that Stymie Social Change and What We Can Do about It

These three interrelated cultural models derail public thinking and block the efforts of social change advocates: Individualism, Fatalism, and Us-vs.-them-ism.


Reframing Hunger in America

If Americans don’t see hunger as a problem in our country, then they won’t see the need to address it.

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Shutdowns have lasting damage

When the federal government shuts down, many problematic repercussions follow. But there is another, more insidious effect of shutdowns: They hurt Americans’ views of government, of the public...


Rebalancing The Narrative On Adolescent Development

To build understanding of adolescent development, new research finds that advocates should take a balanced approach.

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Philanthropy’s Ripple Effect: When Funders Seed a Field

When we celebrate the momentum toward universal access to Pre-K, we need to remember that this too has been the result of years of advocacy and hard work.


Finding A Frame For Affordable Housing

Rigorous new research and an applied communications playbook offer provocative recommendations for reframing affordable housing.


Building Support For Early Childhood Development And Learning In Kenya

Kenyans—including those who make decisions about early childhood policies—don’t share experts’ understandings of early brain development or learning.

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Entering Climate Change Communications Through the Side Door

Advocates can make progress on polarized issues by finding new ways into engaging people in different perspectives, rather than trying to knock down the front door with a barrage of facts.

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What Rural America Can Teach Us About Civil Society

Studies by the Frameworks Institute have shown that most non-rural dwellers perceive rural America as either one large, poorly educated and impoverished backwater (a rural dystopia as in the film...

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Framing for the Long Term

Do narratives about young leaders limit the power of social movements? Mackenzie Price, a senior associate at FrameWorks, explores this question in a new column in Nonprofit Quarterly.