Developing a Transformational Criminal Justice Narrative: A Toolkit

The Narrative Development Toolkit is a resource intended to support community organizers and health equity advocates in developing, using, and adapting transformational narratives to advance equity in the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. This resource was developed by a workgroup of the National Criminal Justice and Public Health Alliance.

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • An introduction to public narratives and their role in community organizing, systems change, and public policy change
  • A six-step guide to developing a transformational narrative
  • A set of exercises and tips to support transformational narrative development
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