This MessageMemo distills insights from a set of inter-related studies about how people think about rural issues. It offers time-tested recommendations for communicating more effectively about rural 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,...
Communicating about Intergenerational Urban Poverty and Race in America: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Recommendations
Emerging and longstanding solutions focused on what each neighborhood needs, crafted in collaboration with the communities that would benefit from those solutions, bring hope and new possibilities...
Piecing It Together: A Communications Playbook for Affordable Housing Advocates
How can we lead more productive public conversations about inclusive housing policy, community development, and affordable housing? This playbook helps us reframe.