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Plain Language Workshop

07 Jul 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm CDT

Join us for an online workshop on developing plain language resources that can be valuable for a wide range of contexts.  Understand how you can apply plain language principles and clear design to your written documents (from posters to guidebooks), and collaborate with your peers on improving the accessibility of your materials.

This workshop is helpful for staff of the settlement sector (settlement workers, language program coordinators, project coordinators, etc.) who develop written materials for clients, as well as organizations that wish to remove barriers affecting persons with disabilities or low-level language skills.

Facilitators: Melissa Germain and Corrina Loewen

Melissa Germain and Corrina Loewen have worked in Manitoba's settlement sector for more than 20 years teaching newcomers, and creating innovative programs and curriculum. They are passionate about plain language and developing resources that are accessible to all Manitobans. Melissa and Corrina are excited to share their expertise with you through interactive training sessions, customized workshops, and consultations.



MANSO is offering this workshop on a cost-recovery basis of $25 for staff of MANSO Regular and Friends members and $40 for non-members.

A Zoom link will be sent out to participants one week before the event.

  • This is an online event. You will need to have access to a computer/ laptop or other devices with a webcam & microphone, as well as an internet connection. 

  • Accessibility accommodations are available on advance request. If you have any questions, concerns or inquiries, please send us an email at or call 204-272-0872.

  • If cost presents a barrier to participation, a MANSO member organization (Regular or Friends) may apply to the access fund by completing this form

  • For more details, and for information about our cancellation and/or reimbursement policy, please see our Professional Development Policy.
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07 Jul 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm CDT

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