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The Narrative Research Lab furthers The Opportunity Agenda's mission of advancing and strengthening connections within the immigration space, acting as a repository for research that has shaped narrative in the movement. The Lab’s digital library (below) supports this goal by enabling partners to discover effective messaging more quickly and build on each other’s research more efficiently.

Parties interested in learning more about the Narrative Research Lab, becoming a member, or submitting their research to our list are invited to sign up. Those who would like to search available research and make requests for privately-held research are welcome to use the digital library below. However, only those who have completed and returned a signed copy of the Memorandum of Understanding will have rights to view all of the works listed.

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Search the library using the open search and/or dropdown fields below. If your search results are not publicly available (as marked by a hyperlink), copy the resource title(s), click “Submit Library Request,” and paste resource title(s) into the form. Response time: typically 5-8 business days. Watch the digital library instructional walk-through video here

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Year Sort descending Title Institution File Type Issue Area
Race and Class Project ASO Communications, Brilliant Corners, Lake Research Partners Slide Deck, Other Public Opinion
Narrative Research Lab Q1 - 3 Summary Report The Opportunity Agenda Report Policy Review
Lessons from Community-Grounded Research in California and Tennessee California Immigrant Policy Center Report, Toolkit Messaging Strategy
ReThink - Arab Muslim ReThink Slide Deck, Other Messaging Strategy
Nearly Half of Americans Worried That They or Their Family Will Be a Victim of Terrorism PRRI Report
Latinos Have Become Less Likely to Say There Are Too Many Immigrants in U.S. Pew Research Center Report Public Opinion
Results from Tom K. Wong, et al. 2018 National DACA study Center for American Progress Survey Public Opinion
Election Overview + Look Forward Civis Analytics Slide Deck
Opposing State-Level Anti-Immigrant Proposals as Roadblocks in the Path to Citizenship Belden Russonello Report Policy Review
Redefining Sanctuary The Opportunity Agenda Report Public Opinion

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