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October 10, 2018
Are you starting or re-starting your agency’s PL program? Where do you start?
This interactive session will
- spark ideas about what to do and in what order,
- share lessons learned and what not do,
- show where you can get help,
- explain why you don’t have to start from scratch.
Submit ideas/thoughts/questions beforehand.
Register: Email me at email@example.com. Let me know whether you’re going to show up in person at GSA, 1800 F St., NW, Washington, DC 20405 or call in, so I can give you the room number or the adobeconnect info.
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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