Policymaker Accountability: Messaging Related to Children’s Well-Being

ASO Communications (Anat Shenker-Osorio) developed reports for early childhood funders in California that examine the use of a variety of techniques from the field of cognitive linguistics (which is dedicated to how people process information and communicate). These reports examine how people formulate judgments and come to conclusions about resources for young children’s development. See “Minding Our Words: Making Our Best Case for Kids in California” (2016) and the related language analysis resource.

Frameworks Institute publishes messaging analyses on various subjects that relate to children and have implications for accountability. See the following examples: