In partnership with Leading for Kids and with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Children’s Hospital Association, the FrameWorks Institute is engaging in research to understand the cultural barriers to prioritizing children in policymaking and to develop a new narrative that can help put children’s wellbeing more squarely on the public and policymaking agendas. In this strategic brief, we report findings from the first phase of this project, which centers on understanding these cultural barriers and identifying possible directions for the development of a new narrative around kids.
Understanding how culture is changing and what this means for grant makers
The Culture Change Project has been studying cultural mindsets for the last three years. The project looks at whether culture is changing and if so, how and for whom. One of the changes that we...
How Are Children’s Issues Portrayed in the News? A Media Content Analysis
What is the role of the news media in influencing public thinking about children’s issues? And how can recognizing these media frames help us build engagement and increase support for the...
How Are Advocates Talking about Children’s Issues? An Analysis of Field Communications
This is one of a set of three reports that map the landscape of current discourse and thinking.