This Frame Brief offers justice reform advocates guidance on framing the issue of monetary sanctions for the public. It finds that emphasizing the values of Ingenuity and Pragmatism, as well as comparing the justice system to an Exitless Maze, are effective ways of building broad support for fines and fees reform.
Talking About Poverty: Narratives, Counter-Narratives, and Telling Effective Stories
This report synthesizes the complex body of research around existing poverty narratives and counter-narratives, with practical advice about how to use narratives to create better stories—and,...
How Are Advocates Talking about Children’s Issues? An Analysis of Field Communications
This is one of a set of three reports that map the landscape of current discourse and thinking.
Why aren’t kids a policy priority? The cultural mindsets and attitudes that keep kids off the public agenda
This report focuses on American mindsets about kids and how these mindsets limit the effectiveness of advocacy messaging.