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Address and contact info: NFB, 200 E. Wells St. at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD 21230; phone 410-659-9314; fax 410-685-5653; email:

Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards: Nominations are accepted from November 15, 2017, through April 15, 2018. Committee chairman is James Gashel. Email questions to the committee at

Braille Monitor: The flagship publication of the National Federation of the Blind offering new information and inspiration every month. Please send article submissions to Gary Wunder, editor, at Subscribe at

Charters for new NFB chapters: Contact or call 410-659-9314, ext 2204.

Committees and Groups (alphabetical listing and contact information).

Constitution (NFB's - amended 2014):

Future Reflections: A magazine for parents and teachers of blind children offering information, inspiration, and personal stories. Please send article submissions to Debbie Stein, editor at Subscribe at

Independence Market: Review and order NFB literature, browse and shop for blindness products, and access the catalog in various formats. Go to

Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship Fund: Applications are closed. NFB members, blind or sighted, who have not yet attended an NFB national convention because of lack of funding are eligible to apply next year. Chairman is Allen Harris; email

NFB-NEWSLINE®: Call 866-504-7300.

Presidential Releases: Current (#468 dated January 2018 in English and Spanish), and archives (back to December 2005).


Scholarship Program: The 2018 NFB scholarship program begins November 1, 2017, and ends on March 31, 2018. Chair of the Scholarship Committee is Cayte Mendez; email

Slate and Stylus Program (Free)

State presidents list

White Cane (Free) Program