Rural issues seem to fall into the category of topics where Americans’ default patterns of reasoning prevent them from seeing and engaging with important facts. This report is intended to help advocates better understand those default patterns of reasoning, since without addressing them, advocates are unlikely to make breakthroughs in raising public concern.
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...
How to Talk about Poverty in the United Kingdom
This MessageMemo provides campaigners the evidence and tools needed to make a more powerful case for change.