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

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.

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

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.

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 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

Oracle Helps Bring Science To Life For Blind Youth

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008
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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., February 27, 2008: Oracle and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute’s National Center for Blind Youth in Science (NCBYS) today announced that they will work together to help open the door for young scientific explorers.  As part of this collaboration, Oracle will h

National Federation of the Blind Introduces Second Annual March for Independence

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Monday, March 10, 2008
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Dallas, Texas (March 10, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of the blind in America, will introduce the March for Independence – A Walk for Opportunity at a breakfast reception for community and business leaders on Thursday, March 20, at 9:00 a.m.

Media Advisory: National Federation of the Blind and Deque Systems to Launch Nonvisual Access Certification Program

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008
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The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access by the blind to the Internet, in partnership with its Web accessibility consultant Deque Systems, Inc., will launch the NFB Nonvisual Access (NVA) Certification Program later this week.  The launch will take place at the annual

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