This paper reports on a preliminary effort to establish “simplifying models” that would bring lay members of the public closer in line with the perspectives of experts about what children need for their healthy development. In FrameWorks’ research, simplifying models are metaphorical explanations that distill expert knowledge in terms that allow lay publics to understand and engage in issues in more productive ways.
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.
Framing Racial Equity in Adolescence: Messaging Recommendations for Advocates and Communicators
The purpose of this document is to equip advocates and communicators working in the youth space with more effective shared messaging that can build understanding, change attitudes, and raise...
Child Tax Credit is Keeping Families Afloat and Giving Us All Something to Celebrate
As the holidays approach, we should collectively toast the support that we have provided to American families this year. The CTC is working.