Analyzes communications materials from influential criminal justice organizations, identifies their dominant narratives, and recommends specific shifts in framing strategies.
Keep the ideas behind ‘defund the police,’ but forget the slogan
Police are essential to maintaining a civil and orderly democratic society but the system as a whole is — and historically has been — rife with racism and corruption. It urgently needs a...
Researchers Say Metaphors Can Help Public Better Understand Juvenile Justice
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports on FrameWorks research to help the public see the criminal justice system not as broken and unfixable but instead as in need of improvement.
Have Americans Lost Interest in Real Police Reform?
It’s been five years since an unarmed Michael Brown was shot by police on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., triggering a wave of protests and nationwide efforts—including a federal task force—to...