Episode title: Episode 17 – Molding the Minds of Tomorrow

Show notes: Anil and Melissa talk about the work the NFB does to create opportunities for blind students to learn. Melissa shares some stories from the NFB of Maryland BELL Academy. Anil chats with Maureen Nietfeld, our top 2017 scholarship winner, to learn more about her and the scholarship program in Talking about Our Federation. Chris is joined for In the News by NFB Immediate Past President Dr. Marc Maurer and Patricia Maurer to discuss the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults’ new Tactile Art Program. Finally, in this month’s Presidential Privilege, Anil speaks with President Riccobono about why the NFB continues to create programs like the NFB Youth Slam and the impact these programs have.


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American Action Fund Tactile Art Kit: https://actionfund.org/tactile-art-program

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