National Federation of the Blind Celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Louis Braille

Release Date: 
Monday, December 29, 2008
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (December 29, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s largest and oldest organization of blind people, will hold events nationwide on Sunday, January 4, 2009, to promote Braille literacy and help celebrate the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille (18

National Federation of the Blind and Motorola to Cooperate on Making Cell Phones Accessible to the Blind

Release Date: 
Monday, September 14, 2009
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland and Libertyville, Illinois (September 14, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people and the leading advocate for making mainstream devices accessible to the blind, and Motorola Inc., a leading manufacturer of cell phones and other mobile communications devices, announced today that they have entered into a coope

Andrew Young to Serve as Honorary Chair of March for Independence

Release Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Category: 

Atlanta, Georgia (April 4, 2007): Andrew Young Jr., the civil rights leader whose long career has included serving as a Georgia congressman, United States ambassador to the United Nations and mayor of the city of Atlanta, will take another leading role in a civil rights struggle by serving as honorary chairman of the National Federation of the Blind’s March for Independence.  The march wil

James Gashel to Work Full-time on Flagship Reading Technology

Release Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2007
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (April 9, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that James Gashel, the organization’s Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives, will leave that position in July following the NFB national convention, while remaining in other leadership roles he holds in the organization.  Effective April 1, Mr.

National Federation of the Blind to Honor Apple, GE, and Newegg.com

Release Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2009
Category: 

Date:           September 22, 2009

Time:          12:10 p.m.

Location:     National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
                   200 East Wells Street
                   Baltimore, Maryland 21230

National Federation of the Blind Welcomes the Hope Bus Tour

Release Date: 
Monday, September 28, 2009
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (September 28, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, will welcome the Hope Bus Tour to the NFB Jernigan Institute in Baltimore on September 29.

National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to GE

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (October 1, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, has granted Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to GE. The NFB applauds GE’s continued commitment to ensuring equal access to its Web site for blind consumers and commends GE’s sustained leadership in Web accessibility.

National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to GE

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (October 1, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, has granted Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to GE. The NFB applauds GE’s continued commitment to ensuring equal access to its Web site for blind consumers and commends GE’s sustained leadership in Web accessibility.

Blindness Organizations and Arizona State University Resolve Litigation Over Kindle

Release Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2010
Category: 
Phoenix, Arizona (January 11, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the American Council of the Blind (ACB), and Arizona State University (ASU), today announced a settlement agreement resolving litigation filed by NFB and ACB against the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) and ASU.

National Federation of the Blind Commends Justice Department on Kindle Settlements

Release Date: 
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (January 14, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today commended the United States Department of Justice for reaching settlements with three universities regarding use of the Kindle DX reading device in the classroom.   The settlements with Reed College of Portland, Oregon; Pace

Pages

Subscribe to National