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Plain Talk in Complex Times

The Center for Health Literacy is hosted its sixth communication conference, Plain Talk in Complex Times, August 30, 2017.

Plain Talk in Complex Times is a gathering of government, education, nonprofit and corporate professionals who are responsible for clearly communicating to diverse audiences. Participants attend plenary presentations, breakout sessions and discussion panels to develop critical skills and best practices for communicating information.

"Communications Tune Up" Webinar Series

This series of free webinars, a follow-up to the successful "Design That Delivers" series, focused on strategies for clear and effective print, digital and mobile communication. Experts from the Center for Health Literacy shared tips to make complicated information easier to read and understand. Each one-hour webinar included a discussion forum for questions and answers.

Plain Language 101: Making Sense of Complex Content

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | March 28

Plain Language 101: Making Sense of Complex Content (Encore)

Slides | Recorded Webinar | April 2

Quick and Easy Field Testing: Asking for Affirmation, Corrections and Suggestions

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | April 25

Design for Readability: Creating Visual Order

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | May 30

Making Content Accessible: Removing Barriers to Digital Communications

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | June 27

Getting the Message Out: Planning and Implementing Public Health Campaigns

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | July 11

Removing Language Barriers: Reaching Your Spanish Speaking Audience

Slides | Recorded Webinar | Transcript | August 15