This Multimedia MessageMemo summarizes the findings from a comprehensive multi-method investigation of how Americans view the criminal justice system and recommends specific reframing tools that demonstrated strong effects in redirecting thinking and elevating support for meaningful reforms. It includes videos and infographics to help advocates visualize the research findings and appreciate the impact of the reframing tools.
Framing and Facts: Necessary Synergies in Communicating about Public Safety and Criminal Justice
The data on racial disparities in the justice system is clear to advocates - but misinterpreted by the public. Values messages can help us be heard and understood.
‘Like a Holiday Camp’: Mapping the Gaps on Criminal Justice Reform in England and Wales
This report documents differences in how experts and members of the public understand criminal justice issues.
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,...