FrameWorks designs, conducts and publishes communications research to prepare nonprofit organizations to expand their constituency base, to build public will, and to further public understanding of specific social issues.
In addition to working closely with social policy experts familiar with the specific issue, its work is informed by a team of communications scholars and practitioners who are convened to discuss the research problem, and to work together in outlining potential strategies for advancing remedial policies. FrameWorks also critiques, designs, conducts and evaluates communications campaigns on social issues. Its work is based on an approach called Strategic Frame Analysis™ that is based on theories and methods used across the cognitive and social sciences to understand how people think about complex issues.
New FrameWorks Academy course offers research-backed recommendations for how advocates can reframe one of the most-talked-about issues of 2016: immigration reform.
FrameWorks teams up with Afterschool Alliance to offer a two-part webinar series on how to frame informal STEM learning for maximum effect.
Table-top game helps policymakers understand ACES
FrameWorks Institute was proud to partner with the National Human Services Assembly to develop Building A New Narrative on Human Services¬, a communications toolkit grounded in original research on how to reframe the work of this vital sector.
University course in Strategic Frame Analysis launches
New #FixTheMaze campaign video relies on Strategic Frame Analysis to make a powerful and accessible case for prison reform in the UK.