Notes: In this episode of the Nation’s Blind Podcast, hosts Anil Lewis and Melissa Riccobono, discuss the NFB Youth Slam and our STEM programs. In Talking About our Federation, Melissa interviews Natalie Shaheen about the 2017 NFB Youth Slam. In the News, Anil and Chris discuss our legal efforts, our Pearson Mentoring program partnership, and the release of the KNFB Reader for Microsoft Windows 10. In the Presidential Privilege, Anil interviews President Riccobono about our first NFB Youth Slam.


Web resources

Jordan’s convention speech:

Youth Slam Student Application:

Press Releases:

“The Federation at Seventy-Five: The Determination of Value and the Reflection of Hope”:

National Federation of the Blind Banquet Speeches: