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Framing Racial Equity in Adolescence: Messaging Strategies for Social Change

This playbook is part of a broader effort to change how we think and talk about adolescence and adolescent development in America.
January 12, 2022

FrameWorks research shows that adolescence is misunderstood and that these misperceptions create obstacles to implementing policies and practices that optimally support adolescents. These messaging recommendations are intended to help advocates, practitioners, policymakers, and journalists working in the youth space communicate more accurately and effectively about racism and equity and their impact on adolescent development.