Press Room

Below please find the latest press releases and media advisories issued by the National Federation of the Blind. 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 cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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Wounded Warrior to Win Free Trip to the National Federation of the Blind Convention

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

October 25, 2011 (Winter Garden, Florida): The National Association of Blind Veterans (NABV), a division of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), today announced a free lottery for wounded warriors who have lost their sight during Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.  The winner will rece

National Federation of the Blind Announces Second Teacher of Tomorrow Class

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Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the 2011 class for its NFB Teacher of Tomorrow program.  This program provides participants an opportunity to enhance their educational experience by learning a

National Federation of the Blind and Penn State Resolve Accessibility Complaint

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 11, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) announced today that they have reached an agreement that will resolve a complaint filed against Penn State by the NFB with the United States Department of Education, Office for Ci

Governor David Paterson Urges Immediate Passage of Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act

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Monday, October 10, 2011
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New York City, New York (October 10, 2011): David A. Paterson, 55th governor of the state of New York and a member of and consultant to the National Federation of the Blind, today urged immediate passage of the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act (H.R.

National Federation of the Blind Comments on Steve Jobs

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Thursday, October 6, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 6, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today commented on the death of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former chairman and chief executive officer of Apple, Inc. 

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