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Founded in 1940, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the nation's largest and most influential membership organization of blind persons. With fifty thousand members, the NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters. As a consumer and advocacy organization, the NFB is considered the leading force in the blindness field today and is the Voice of the Nation's Blind.

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National Federation of the Blind Announces New Summer Program to Empower Blind Teens

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Tuesday, February 26, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 26, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind, the largest and most influential organization of the blind in America, today announced that it will hold the first-ever Teen Empowerment Academy at the NFB headquarters in Baltimore.  The Teen Empowerment Academy is the newest program

Media Advisory: National Federation of the Blind to Testify at Hearing on Hybrid Vehicles

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Monday, February 11, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland – Members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) will testify before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee regarding the extreme danger silent hybrid cars pose to the blind, as well as other pedestrians, cyclists, and small children.  

National Federation of the Blind Partners with MV Transportation to Increase Opportunity for the Blind

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Thursday, February 7, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 7, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of the blind, is partnering with MV Transportation, Inc., the largest privately held and domestically owned transportation management company in the United States.

First Cell Phone that Reads to the Blind and Dyslexic Released by Joint Venture of Kurzweil Technologies and the National Federation of the Blind

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Sunday, January 27, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 27, 2008): K-NFB Reading Technology, Inc., a company combining the research and development efforts of the National Federation of the Blind and Kurzweil Technologies Inc., today unveils an exciting product line that will revolutionize access to print for anyone who has difficulty see

The Illinois Association of Blind Students and the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois Host Seminar for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Chicago, Illinois (January 24, 2008): The Illinois Association of Blind Students (IABS) and the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois (NFBI) will host a seminar for blind and visually impaired students.  The student seminar, titled “Beyond Barriers,” will take place at Park Inn and Illini Conference Cente

Media Advisory: Ray Kurzweil and the National Federation of the Blind to Announce Groundbreaking New Product

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Thursday, January 24, 2008
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Senator Mikulski to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Thursday, January 24, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 24, 2008): Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski.  Dr.

UPS Foundation Delivers Support for Blind Youth Outreach Program

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 22, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, a center of excellence run by the blind for the blind, announced today that the UPS Foundation will provide support for the Transition to Independence Project, which provides outreach services to transition-age youth

Governor O’Malley to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 15, 2008): Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski.  Dr.

Blind Group To Meet in Burlington

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Des Moines Iowa, (January 8, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa (NFBI) will be hosting an organizational meeting for blind and interested sighted persons on the current issues and concerns that affect blind people in Burlington and around the state.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, January

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