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

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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. 

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Top Stories

A Preliminary Victory for Blind Students

The Department of Education has partially rolled back its effort to reduce its caseload at the expense of blind students. Read more in this blog post from NFB President Mark A. Riccobono.

Mentoring Can Be Momentous

In the latest episode of the Nation's Blind Podcast, we discuss the important role mentoring plays in the lives of members of the National Federation of the Blind.

The Unexplored Dimensions of Photography: The Blind and the Freedom of Tactile Understanding

The November issue of the Braille Monitor features this story about how, through tactile art, we are changing the museum experience for the blind.

President Riccobono's First Pitch

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

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