National Federation of the Blind Settles Complaint Against Sacramento Public Library

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Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 30, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access to information by the blind and other people with print disabilities, announced today that a complaint filed by the NFB with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights, against the Sacramento Public Library Authority has been resolved.

National Federation of the Blind Collaborates with AccuWeather®

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 29, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind in the United States, and its newspaper service for the blind, NFB-NEWSLINE®, today announced a collaboration with AccuWeather®, an online weather information service, to provide emergency weather

National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report

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Thursday, August 23, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 23, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded the National Council on Disability (NCD) for recommending a phase-out of the practice of paying wages below the federal minimum  to workers with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities to Protest Goodwill’s Subminimum Wages

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Monday, August 20, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 20, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the oldest and largest organizations of Americans with disabilities, announced today that it, along with other organizations of people with disabilities,  will conduct over eighty coordinated nationwide protests in front of thrift stores operated by Goodwill Industries International, Inc., the nonprofit ma

National Federation of the Blind Launches NFB Project Innovation

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 25, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today launched its first-ever NFB Project Innovation as part of its National Center for Blind Youth in Science initiative.

National Federation of the Blind Raises Nearly $10,000 through Groupon Grassroots

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Friday, July 13, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 13, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, have teamed up for the second time to bring Braille into the lives of mo

National Federation of the Blind Awards $80,000

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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Dallas, Texas (July 5, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today presented $80,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality.  The fifth annual Dr.

National Federation of the Blind Names Casey L. Robertson 2012 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children

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Monday, July 2, 2012
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Dallas, Texas (July 2, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Casey L. Robertson, an itinerant teacher of blind students in Mississippi, as its 2012 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children.  Ms. Robertson was presented with the award at the NFB’s seventy-second annual national convention, held at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

National Federation of the Blind Names Catherine E. Mendez 2012 Blind Educator of the Year

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Monday, July 2, 2012
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Dallas, Texas (July 2, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Catherine E. Mendez, a teacher in the New York City School District, as its 2012 Blind Educator of the Year.  Catherine was presented with the award at the NFB’s seventy-second annual national convention, held at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

MEDIA ADVISORY: 3,000 Blind People to Arrive in Dallas

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Thursday, June 28, 2012
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind National Convention

Dates:   June 30–July 5, 2012

Place:   Hilton Anatole Hotel

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