Join a growing list of organizations in proclaiming your plain language support! Since 2010, the ClearMark Awards have recognized the best in clear communications from across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Our annual Awards ceremony at the National Press Club garners significant media attention and brings together plain language supporters from around the country. […]
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Winter 2018 Newsletter Champion the clarity of your communications Enter the nation’s premier plain language awards competition and celebration of clarity. The gala celebration and announcement of awards will be Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Center for Plain Language champions clear communication so people and organizations can thrive. […]
As we look ahead to 2017, let’s take a look back at where we began.
How did the Center begin?
In the mid-1990s, a group of federal Plain Language advocates met monthly in Washington, DC. We called ourselves PEN – the Plain English Network. In 2000, we changed the name to PLAIN – the Plain Language Action and Information Network. And PLAIN still exists today.
2016 ClearMark Awards: See the Complete List of Finalists Center for Plain Language will announce winners May 10 WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2016— The Center for Plain Language has announced the finalists for the 2016 ClearMark Awards recognizing the best in clear communications. The awards for category winners — and the English and Spanish Grand […]
Center for Plain Language Honors the Best in Clear Communication Federal Trade Commission and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital awarded 2016 Grand ClearMark Awards WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2016 – The Center for Plain Language has awarded its 2016 Grand ClearMark Awards for the best communications in plain language. The Federal Trade Commission won the Grand ClearMark for […]
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