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Left, members of the NFB, wearing Cat in the Hat hats, pose with a snowman. Right, a group of blind students choose and cut down their Christmas Tree. Please consider making a donation to the NFB this holiday season.

Upcoming Events

“Putting More STEAM in STEM”

A tactile art symposium hosted by the National Federation of the Blind

December 9, 2016, 5:30 -8:00 p.m.

During the "Putting More STEAM in STEM" tactile art symposium, the National Federation of the Blind will host Sensory Knowledge, a tactile art exhibit open to the public. For more information, visit nfb.org/tactile-art-symposium.

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Please Take Our Communications Survey

As we close out 2016 and plan for 2017 and beyond, we are evaluating various aspects of how we accomplish our organizational goals. To help us plan, we would appreciate your feedback on the NFB's organizational priorities, as well as which forms of communication are most useful and effective for you. The survey is confidential and should take approximately ten minutes to complete. We encourage all willing participants to complete the survey by Monday, December 12. Thank you in advance for your participation.

KNFB Reader for Android is the Perfect Holiday Gift

With support from Google, the National Federation of the Blind is able to offer KNFB Reader for Android at the reduced price of $19.99 for a limited time. You can download it for yourself, or give it as a gift to that special someone who is blind or has a print disability. To learn more, please visit our KNFB Reader page.

NFB Jernigan Institute Helps Santa Send Letters to Boys and Girls

Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to hundreds of blind boys and girls this Christmas season. Visit https://nfb.org/santa-letters to request a letter from Santa.  

The National Federation of the Blind Reflects on Another Successful Year of Advocacy for the Blind

In our latest blog post, Director of Outreach Patti Chang reflects on the achievements we can be thankful about from the past year, and outlines how you can help to spread the word about how the Federation helps blind people live the lives they want and to support our continuing work in 2017.

Episode 9 of the Nation’s Blind Podcast Now Available

In Episode 9 of our monthly podcast, hear about the actions the National Federation of the Blind takes to make sure that blind people can vote privately and independently in our elections. Also, President Riccobono, in the Presidential Privilege segment, talks about holiday traditions and the NFB’s long-standing assistance to Santa in writing Braille letters to blind boys and girls. Plus the most recent news on Federation activities, and our fond farewell (but not really) to Danielle Trevino as she leaves her co-hosting duties to pursue new adventures and federation activities in Texas.

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