Press Room

We are pleased to serve as a resource for the press on all issues related to our organization and to blindness. For more information or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314, extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or [email protected].

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Press Releases and News Briefs

Below are the most recent press releases and news briefs issued by the National Federation of the Blind.

Alabama Challenged in Court for Denying Accessible Absentee Voting Ballots to the Blind and People with Print Disabilities

MONTGOMERY – TODAY the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP), and Brown Goldstein & Levy, on behalf of the National Federation of the Blind of Alabama (NFB-AL) and individual Alabamians, filed litigation against the Alabama Secretary of State for denying voters who are blind or have print disabilities access to the state’s absentee ballot program in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (RA). 

Celebrate Outstanding Blind Students

Baltimore, Maryland (May 11, 2022): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal education of the blind, today announced the finalists for its annual scholarship program, which provides financial assistance and connects students with mentoring and other resources.

Bexar County Residents with Disabilities Sue for Accessible Mail-In Ballots

San Antonio – Larry Johnson is a resident of San Antonio and a registered voter in Bexar County. He is also totally blind. Since he is eligible to vote absentee in the state of Texas due to his disability, he has done so in the past, but he has had to have a sighted person help him fill out his ballot, compromising its rightful secrecy.