The issue brief is a short, written document that:
To be effective the length of an issue brief should be no more than two pages (front and back of one sheet of paper). That is why they are sometimes referred to as one-pagers.
If the issue brief is to be used among members of an organization the information presented in the issue brief should be consistent with and reflect any organizational policy or agenda.
The information presented in an issue brief can be assembled by using the information used in the development of an organizations advocacy agenda.