Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.Learn more
Law and requirements
Learn about the Plain Writing Act, policy memos, and executive orders that require agencies to use plain language.
Plain language guidelines
Official writing guidelines for understanding your audience, being clear and concise, and testing your content.
November 13, 2019
Join us for a session with noted user experience (UX) and plain language expert, Ginny Redish. She’ll explain strategies, how they work together, the good that happens when they do, the mess that happens when they don’t, and the worst scenario of all: no strategy at all.
The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a community of federal employees dedicated to the idea that citizens deserve clear communications from government. We believe that using plain language saves federal agencies time and money and provides better service to the American public.
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