Los Angeles Public Library Suspends Purchase of Adobe Digital Editions

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009
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Los Angeles, California (October 6, 2009): The Reading Rights Coalition (RRC), which consists of thirty-one organizations dedicated to equal access to the printed word by people who are blind or who have other print disabilities, announced today that the Los Angeles Public Library system has agreed to suspend purchase of inaccessible e books using the Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) format.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 7, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Program.

Imagine Independence—The 2007 Possibilities Fair

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Monday, October 15, 2007
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Event: Possibilities Fair for Seniors Who are Losing Vision

Date:  Thursday, October 18, 2007

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Place: National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
         1800 Johnson Street 
         Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Attention: Health, Technology, and Lifestyle Editors

Penn State Discriminates Against Blind Students and Faculty

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Friday, November 12, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 12, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, requesting an investigation of Pennsylvania Sta

National Federation of the Blind Commends United States Mint on Release of Braille Education Set

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Thursday, October 8, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 8, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille, is pleased to announce that the United States Mint released today the limited edition Braille Education Set.

Humanware and UPS Deliver Support for National Federation of the Blind

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 13, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people in the country, today announced that both UPS and Humanware have signed on to be platinum-level sponsors of the National Federation of the Blind national convention to

National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy

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Monday, November 15, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 15, 2010):  Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to hundreds of blind boys and girls this Christmas season. 

National Federation of the Blind Praises Bill to Create Work Incentives and Opportunity

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
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Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2007):  Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has introduced legislation designed to help blind persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to return to work.  The Blind Persons Earnings Fairness Act of 2007 (H.R.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 17, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Dr.

National Association of Guide Dog Users Comments on Silent Hybrid Cars

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Thursday, October 25, 2007
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Somerset, Massachusetts (October 25, 2007): The National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU), a division of the National Federation of the Blind, commented today on the purchase of hybrid cars by guide dog schools in order to train their guide dog teams. 

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