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Widening the Immigration Frame for Authentic Solidarity

“Listing the sorts of questions that would be asked of green card applicants , Donald Trump’s senior policy advisor Stephen Miller focused on three: “Does the applicant speak English? Can they support themselves and their families financially? Do they have a skill that will add to the U.S. economy? Are they being Read more

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Messaging This Moment: A Handbook for Progressive Communicators

The rise of Trumpism has challenged every single aspect of being for progressives and our organizations. It is, as many of us have been saying, an existential threat to everything we care about: economic justice, racial and gender equality, a livable planet and global peace. The message and narrative challenges of the moment are critical Read more

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Out of Struggle: Strengthening and expanding movement journalism in the U.S. South

Project South’s “Out of Struggle: Strengthening and Expanding Movement Journalism in the U.S. South” explores how journalism can meet the information needs of communities under attack in an increasingly dangerous political environment. The scope of the report includes: Historic precedents and recent examples of journalism and social movements working in tandem to intervene on injustice Read more

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Narrative Stress Test

A Collaborative Checklist for Social Justice Groups and Alliances Using Narrative Strategies for Change. This checklist was developed to provide social justice leaders at every level with a set of guiding principles and a checklist that ensures, above all else, our messaging and framing strategies do not sacrifice each other in the social change process. The Read more

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The Art and Science of Framing an Issue

This tool from the Movement Advancement Project and GLAAD aims to help organizers and advocates think through strategic frames and messages to win the battle of ideas.

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African Americans and Technology Use

This report by Pew Research Center,  is the first in a series of demographic snapshots of technology use and adoption among African Americans in the United States.

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Prison Phone Infographic

This Infographic was created to explain the new prison phone rates went into effect March 16th, 2016

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Cap the Cost: Prison Phone Guide

In September 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it would be considering further reforms to prison telephone rates. This toolkit was designed as a guide for community members and organizations to submit comments to the FCC.