Start planning now for International Plain Language Day on October 13.
Theme for 2018: Let’s be clear!
Share your plain language successes
Plan a local, regional, national, organization-wide, in-person or virtual event to celebrate accomplishments in 2018 or promote your plain language initiatives for the coming year.
- competition for best clear customer service message in your organization
- display of before and after examples of plain information
- create a list of your jargon and challenge staff to create and commit to clear alternatives
- run a plain language training session
Share your plans for IPlainDay October 13:
Past International Plain Day celebrations have included art and music displays celebrating plain language, public demonstrations and marches, coffee meetings, luncheons, dinners, and exhibitions of plain language work from around the world. Need some ideas on how to celebrate? Here’s a look at what happened in the past.