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Reframing newsletter

Don’t Go It Alone: Revisiting the Implementation Guide

October 17, 2019

As newsletter readers may recall, the National Reframing Initiative in February released its online Implementation Guide, a consolidated resource to help the National Reframing Network effectively reframe communications with the Building Well-Being Narrative and other strategies. Since most of the questions we receive from the Network relate to applying the frame to organization communications, we […]

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New Report Uses Reframing Strategies to Explain Nonprofit Sector

October 3, 2019

The National Council of Nonprofits, a National Human Services Assembly member, in September released the report “Nonprofit Impact Matters: How America’s Charitable Nonprofits Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives,” demonstrating nonprofits’ commonalities and aligned interests to enable them to “advance their missions even further to shape a better future for everyone.” “Nonprofit Impact Matters” artfully incorporates […]

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FrameWorks Institute Reframes “Two-Generation” Approach

September 19, 2019

Our friends at the FrameWorks Institute recently released a new playbook, “Framing Two-Generation Approaches To Supporting Families,” that offers guidance on how to effectively communicate the value of “two-generation” or “whole family” approaches. The two-generation, or 2Gen, concept is designed to ensure that work with families pays equal, intentional efforts to build the well-being of […]

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Seattle Human Services Coalition’s Big Policy Win with Reframing

September 5, 2019

We recently received exciting news from National Reframing Initiative partner, the Seattle Human Services Coalition (SHSC), a long-time reframer. This coalition of coalitions — covering over 200 agencies and programs — led a successful advocacy initiative incorporating reframing to increase the value of city human service contracts. We talked with Julia Sterkovsky of SHSC to […]

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FrameWorks Institute Maps the Gaps on Foster Youth

August 8, 2019

Our friends at the FrameWorks Institute recently released a pair of studies on transition age foster youth—adolescents ages 16-24 who are placed in foster care during that time frame or who must leave the system because their age makes them ineligible for public supports. “Telling a New Coming-of-Age Story: Mapping the Gaps between Expert and […]

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