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Upcoming Events

National Federation of the Blind Youth Slam

July 23-29, 2017

NFB Youth Slam is a weeklong learning opportunity that gets blind students excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and careers in STEM, by offering hands-on learning opportunities. NFB Youth Slam is a program sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind's National Center for Blind Youth in Science initiative.

NFB BELL Academy - Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy prepares blind and low vision children to grow into confident and independent blind people who will live the lives they want. The program provides Braille and non-visual skills instruction through fun, hands-on learning. For more information about a program near you, go to https://nfb.org/bell-academy

National Association of Blind Merchants Music City BLAST (Business Leadership and Superior Training)

September 12-15, 2017

Join the National Federation of the Blind's National Association of Blind Merchants Division for this premiere training opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee.

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What's New

Independence Market Highlights Past Presentations by Mark Riccobono

Learn about President Riccobono and how the Independence Market can help you experience past speeches from National Convention in this month's edition of Imagineering Our Future.

ICYMI: President Riccobono's 2017 National Convention Banquet Speech

President Riccobono presented a speech titled "Innovation, Blindness, and the Emerging Pattern of Thought" during the 2017 National Convention Banquet. Read the speech here.

Tenth Annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards Presented at 2017 Convention

The tenth annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards honored five innovators and advocates who are helping blind people live the lives they want. Read more about the winners.

News Flash: KNFB Reader for Windows 10 Convention Sale!

KNFB Reader for Windows 10 is on sale for $19.99! That's 80% off the standard price. Visit the Microsoft Windows 10 store to purchase.

Do You Dream in Color?

The critically acclaimed film Do You Dream in Color?, winner of the top 2017 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind, is about four inspiring blind students and their journeys. Parents, teachers, and educators should see these stories. Learn about how you can host a screening by visiting the Do You Dream in Color? website.

 

 

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