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Writing Policy Issue Briefs

This video brief is an introduction to writing a policy issue brief. The video gathers perspectives from students, policy professionals and faculty on the use of issue briefs as important tools for political decision making. What is the purpose of an issue brief and how are they useful? How does an issue brief differ from a fact sheet or advocacy material? How is a brief organized in a useful way?
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