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Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.

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Upcoming events

August 24, 2022

2022 Federal Plain Language Summit

The Summit brings together federal employees to highlight plain language successes in many federal agencies at all stages of the communications journey. Speakers address debunking myths, meeting varying audience’s needs, managing the review process and stakeholders, and supporting plain language editors.

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The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a community of federal employees dedicated to the idea that citizens deserve clear communication 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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