In years past, I have participated with Healthwise colleagues in the development and selection of products we wanted to submit for a ClearMark Award—an award that celebrates excellence in plain language communication. We have received Clearmark awards many of the years that we submitted entries, but not every time. This year, we didn’t submit an entry because we didn’t have something significantly different to submit than we’ve done in previous years. But I was invited to participate as a judge on the panel evaluating Spanish-language entries.
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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. […]
Spring 2018 Newsletter Recipe for Plain Language Delight Served May 8th in Washington, D.C. Take one finely tuned Content Strategy Workshop, add a frothy networking cocktail hour, and top it off with the sparkling ClearMark Awards Banquet – all served at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Registration closes in early May so […]
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 […]