To do good in the world,
we have to understand
the complexities of
Ballard Brief was founded on the belief that good research is an essential, yet often overlooked, part of the process of designing effective solutions to social issues.
Many people care deeply about doing good in the world, but do not have the time or resources to understand the complexities of social problems. We seek to curate useful academic research, professional experience, and other key perspectives on the nature of specific social issues. Additionally, we provide readers with information about the impactfulness of key practices being used to impact each specific issue.