Plain Language Community of Practice

Managing Your Plain Language Career

Mar 13, 2019

We'll discuss how to document and publicize your formal and informal plain language work — teaching, training, reviewing, or copyediting. Read »

Managing Your Plain Language Career

December PLAIN Meeting and Holiday Gathering

Dec 12, 2018

Join us for our traditional winter finger-food potluck where we’ll discuss the Clarity 2018 conference and plan out our 2019 meetings. Read »

December PLAIN Meeting and Holiday Gathering

Responding to the Federal Plain Language Report Card

Nov 14, 2018

We will discuss the Federal Plain Language Report Card and how to address the issues the report card brings up. Read »

Plain Language Summit 2018

Jul 20, 2018

The federal Plain Language community is holding their first all-day summit in Washington D.C., and you’re invited! Read »

Plain Language Summit 2018

Webinar Recap: Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) June Meeting

Jun 30, 2017 |

This month’s Plain Language of Community Practice meeting featured Katherine Spivey’s presentation, Plain Language Spectrum: Every Step Counts! In this highly useful DigitalGov University (DGU) webinar, she explains how you can move forward with plain language even when you don’t have permission to edit copy, followed by a half hour Q & A session. Many Read »

Putting Your Main Message First

Feb 12, 2016 |

Want to learn how to clearly communicate your message? Watch the new “Put Your Main Message First” video from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Created by USCIS’ Office of Communications, the video teaches you about the importance of organizing your information so that your audience understands your key messages. “It’s common in government writing Read »