3,500 Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind National Convention

Dates:   July 3–8, 2011

National Federation of the Blind Announces Louisiana Tech Will Use Braille Coin in Coin Toss

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Monday, October 26, 2009
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Ruston, Louisiana (October 26, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille, is pleased to announce that Louisiana Tech University will use a 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar in the coin toss at its football game on November 6. The popular Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, a NCAA division I football team, will play the Boise State Broncos.

National Federation of the Blind Supports Lawsuit Against National Conference of Bar Examiners

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Burlington, Vermont (July 5, 2011): Deanna Jones, a blind student at Vermont Law School and resident of Middlesex for the past eighteen years, has filed a complaint in federal court against the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and ACT, Inc. for violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Ms.

National Federation of the Blind Files Complaint with United States Department of Education

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 27, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people and the leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information technology, and Carlos Mora, a blind resident of Baltimore, Maryland, filed an administrative complaint today with the United States Department of Education.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Announces the Addition of Target Weekly Ads to its Service

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 6, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that NFB-NEWSLINE®, its free service that offers independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings, has partnered with Target to provide subscribers with ea

NFB President Marc Maurer to Receive Award from University of Notre Dame

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Monday, November 2, 2009
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South Bend, Indiana (November 2, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that its president, Dr. Marc Maurer, will be presented the Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award from the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association in a ceremony on November 5.

2,900 Delegates to National Federation of the Blind Convention Unanimously Reject Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization

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Thursday, July 7, 2011
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Orlando, Florida (July 7, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind at its national convention today voted unanimously to demand fair wages for blind workers.  The convention is being attended by 2,900 delegates from across the United States and Puerto Rico.  On Wednesday, July 13, the Senate Health, Education

National Federation of the Blind Awards $50,000

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Friday, July 8, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 8, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind today presented $50,000 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 fourth annual Dr.

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2010 Scholarship Program

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 3, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, announced today that applications are now being accepted for the 2010 National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program. Thirty scholarships totaling $100,000 will be awarded to blind students from the United States and Puerto Rico.

Blind Americans to Protest Subminimum Wages

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 20, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, announced today that its members will conduct informational protests across the United States to raise awareness about the practice of paying wages below the federal minimum

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