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 ClearMark winners — will be announced at the Center’s 7th annual awards banquet on Tuesday, May 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
The ClearMark Awards recognize communications written for consumers in English and Spanish by government agencies, private companies and non-profit organizations. Awards are given for Original Documents, Before-and-After Improvements, Websites, Multimedia and Legal Documents.
“We’ve had a fabulous group of entries this year in both English and Spanish,” said Susan Kleimann, Chair, Center for Plain Language. “We’re so pleased to honor them each with an Award of Distinction for communicating clearly to their audiences.”
2016 ClearMark Awards Finalists
AARP Livable Communities
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Bankruptcy Judges Division
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
American Academy of Pediatrics
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Center for Clear Communication, Inc.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Diabetes Translation
City of Shaker Heights
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Trade Commission
Health Literacy Missouri
Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA)
KidsHealth, Nemours Center for Children’s Health Media, The Nemours Foundation
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Minnesota Department of Revenue
National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Human Health and Services
Social Security Administration
Solstice Benefits, Inc.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Energy Information Administration
United Healthcare Medicare & Retirement/Insurance Solutions
World Trade Center Health Program, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Center for Plain Language’s mission is to champion clear communication so people and organizations can thrive. Our vision is to create a culture of clarity. Every audience. Every format. Every time. For more information and to become a member, visit: centerforplainlanguage.org.
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