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.

California DMV Kiosks to Become More Accessible to the Blind

Baltimore, Maryland (April 20, 2021): The National Federation of the Blind and three blind Californians have collaborated with the California Department of Motor Vehicles and Intellectual Technology, Inc., a provider of self-service kiosks, regarding accessibility features for DMV Now kiosks utilized in California. The new features will include Braille labels, tact

Blind Alabamians and Others Oppose Absentee Voting Bill

Montgomery, Alabama (April 12, 2021): The National Federation of the Blind of Alabama, the state affiliate of America’s transformative civil rights organization of the blind, today announced its strong opposition to H.B. 145/S.B. 238, which purport to authorize access to an electronic ballot-marking system for blind absentee voters.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds the Introduction of the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act in the House

Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 2021): The National Federation of the Blind, the transformative advocacy organization of blind Americans, applauds the introduction of the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act (H.R. 2373) in the United States House of Representatives by Education and Labor Committee Chair Bobby Scott (D-VA-3) and Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-5).