Framing for a Healthy Hawaiʻi was a two-hour virtual workshop coordinated by the Department of Health and presented by FrameWorks Institute. The workshop provided evidence-based techniques for successfully communicating social determinants of health and health equity messages with stakeholders, policymakers, and the public.

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Workshop Objectives

  • Effectively explain the social determinants of health, including spatial justice and place; and
  • Frame messages and conversations about nutrition, physical activity, and tobacco as matters of health equity.

Julie Sweetland, PhD is a sociolinguist and serves as a Senior Advisor at the FrameWorks Institute, where she leads efforts to diffuse the organization’s cutting-edge, evidence-based reframing recommendations throughout the nonprofit sector. Since joining FrameWorks in 2012, she has led the development of powerful learning experiences for nonprofit leaders and has provided strategic communications guidance for advocates, policymakers, and scientists nationwide and internationally.