This report examines the explicit and implicit messages embedded in the media’s presentation of issues related to both early child development and urban violence in Brazilian newspapers. The report finds that the dominant media frames are reflective of the Brazilian public’s understandings on these issues and therefore miss opportunities to expand the discourse in productive ways.
Framing for Change
Those advocating for deep reform of our childcare system face a set of framing challenges--cultural mindsets that complicate the ability to advance ideas and generate broad support for necessary...
Talking About Racism in Child and Family Advocacy
As the field seeks to lead a more public conversation about the impacts of racism on children and families—and about how racism structures the systems that children and families interact...
Strengthening Youth Mental Health
Cultural mindsets complicate efforts to increase awareness of, build understanding on, and boost support for the systems reforms necessary to better support positive mental health and resilience...