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Writing for Understanding Cohort

If you want to communicate effectively, transparently, and clearly with your participants, then this professional development opportunity is for you. It will combine group learning with dedicated time for peer feedback and consultations with the Content Director in a supportive environment. Themes include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying the needs of your audience
  • Recognizing academic vocabulary and jargon and what to do about it
  • Applying clear organizational and design principles to your work
  • Creating a culture of transparency and effectiveness through clear communication


You will have the chance to revise several short documents or a longer document over the three sessions and get ongoing support during the cohort series. 


When:  4/14 + 4/21 + 4/28    2-4 PM CST (plus independent and peer learning opportunities outside of the webinar portion)
Where: Online
Cost: $75 for 3-day cohort (reduced rate)
We have limited scholarships available as well.

Who: Any professionals in mission-driven work who want to communicate effectively, transparently, and clearly with participants. Attending a previous Clear Language Lab workshop is helpful but not required. Staff from any sector welcome. Front-line staff, administrators, or marketing staff all welcome as well. Space is limited.


Writing for Understanding Cohort


    641 W. Lake Street Chicago, IL 60661