Those of us who work with and support transition age foster youth need new ways of communicating about challenges they face, their resilience in the face of adversity, and the opportunities we can provide when we support them effectively. By thinking about the stories we tell and the ways we tell them, we can offer up powerful alternatives to narratives that reinforce thinking about young people permanently damaged by their circumstances. A new strategic framing brief from the FrameWorks Institute offers a variety of ways to talk about transition age foster youth that simultaneously builds understanding about their needs while raising support for addressing them.
Advocating for Transition Age Foster Youth: Framing for the Journey to Success Campaign
Strategic brief on Framing for the Journey to Success Campaign
Journey to Success Campaign: Quick Messaging Guide
Six key messages and framing tips for each of the Journey to Success campaign's policy goals.
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