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Harry Staley, Jr., winner of the 2018 Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship, teaches a young girl taekwondo.

Featured Programs

Scholarship Program

Every year through our scholarship program, we award more than $120,000 to blind scholars across the United States and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations.

Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

The annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards honor individuals and organizations that are a positive force in the lives of blind people and whose work advances the ultimate goal of helping transform our dreams into reality.

Santa Letters

Every December, the National Federation of the Blind helps Santa send letters in Braille to young blind children across the country, along with a tactile coloring sheet and a print letter for parents. 

Upcoming National Events

Upcoming State Conventions


Top Stories

A Lyft to the Polls

This year, the National Federation of the Blind is pleased to partner with Lyft to help blind voters get to the polls. Learn more in this blog post from Chris Danielsen.

Canes and Costumes

Looking for Halloween costume ideas? Read about how one member has creatively incorporated her cane into her costumes through the years in this special Halloween blog post.

Celebrating White Cane Awareness Day

In the latest episode of the Nation's Blind Podcast, we hear from a diverse group of white cane users in honor of White Cane Awareness Day.

A Blind Entrepreneur Breaks through Barriers Everywhere He Builds

The October issue of the Braille Monitor features this convention speech by entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky, the only blind person to serve as a law clerk for the US Supreme Court.

President Riccobono's First Pitch

Special thanks to the Baltimore Orioles, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, and Jim Hunter.


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