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Join us to discuss the plain language and cultural components of effectively translating digital content into multiple languages.
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Hosted by and the Plain Language Community of Practice and Multilingual Community of Practice


Building Beta: The Foundation

The USAGov program has been developing a new iteration of our bilingual sites, and USAGov en Español. In the process of building and en Español, we’ve been rethinking our work style and priorities. Follow the “Building Beta” series to learn how we’re reimagining the way we approach product management, usability, accessibility, content creation, analytics, and outreach. — via logo

Mar 07, 2023

Challenge.Gov FY22 Year In Review is proud to be part of an ecosystem advancing open innovation in the federal government and engaging the public in open ways. Through the collective efforts of federal challenge managers and the ChallengeGov team, hosted more prize competitions from a greater number of federal agencies than in previous years. Review fiscal year 2022’s accomplishments, and five goals for FY23. — via logo

Feb 27, 2023

Three Tips for Using Facebook and Instagram Stories

At and USAGov en Español, we’re always looking for better ways to connect people to government information through social media. Using stories has helped us increase our engagement rate and our number of followers as we deliver helpful information to people. Stories may be a good addition to your agency’s social media strategy, too. These three tips can help you get started. — via logo

Feb 21, 2023

Join us as we take a deep dive into USWDS design tokens. We’ll cover: what they are, how they’re used, and how you can adapt them to your branding needs.
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Hosted by and the U.S. Web Design System


Increasing public participation in user research

Join GSA’s 10x team as they share their report on creative incentives and tools for increased public participation in user research.
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Hosted by and the User Experience Community of Practice and Web Managers Community of Practice


#GovLove 2023

We’re spreading the #GovLove with the week of February 13th to celebrate public servants like you! Prepare your hearts to be warmed. — via logo

Feb 06, 2023