CDC’s Clear Communication Index Widget is a research-based tool designed to help agencies communicate clearly with their intended audiences. Using four introductory questions and 20 scored items drawn from scientific literature, agencies can use the index to inform the design of a new communications product, assess the clarity of a product before or after public release, and/or foster collaboration between writers or reviewers.
We spoke with Martand via phone and email in May 2014.
Martand, 11, lives in California. In 2011, he began Kids and Smiles, a nonprofit organization with the goal of trying to bring smiles to kids in hospitals. Kids and Smiles brings hospitalized kids entertainment, such as toys, DVDs, or card games.
Branding is an important aspect of marketing and creating a positive image for your group. This section provides useful tips for building your brand including creating logos, selecting tag lines, use of color, and advertising.
Young people are valuable contributors in the planning and implementation of programs that impact them. This section of the Toolkit discusses strategies for increasing the effectiveness of their participation and engagement in the process.
This article provides insights about how social services organizations can ensure that services to young people continue to be delivered seamlessly after a longtime source of support is no longer available