A healthy mouth is essential to overall health—but this understanding isn’t reflected in either public thinking or public policy. This MessageMemo, produced in partnership with Oral Health 2020 and sponsored by the DentaQuest Foundation, walks oral health advocates through research-based strategies for making a more powerful case for change. Recommendations include two tested frame elements to make the case for oral health equity: the value Targeted Justice and the metaphor Keys to Oral Health.
Moving Toward Collective Health and Prosperity Means Putting Hunger and Poverty in the Rearview Mirror
The terrain of public thinking about hunger and poverty is fraught with unhelpful assumptions and associations—including harmful, dehumanizing stereotypes. Fortunately, certain helpful public...
Shifting mindsets for deep and sustained change
20 years of research on framing social issues can help inform and guide strategy and communications practice aimed at shifting culture to create change. This presentation focuses on three...
Driving Equity, Combating Disparities
This panel featured International experts on health equity. Discussion focused on innovative solutions that panelists are leading at the intersection of health equity and environmental justice.