National Federation of the Blind Launches Bid for Excellence

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 1, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today launched its first national online auction, the Bid for Excellence.  The Bid for Excellence is not only a chance to bid on fabulous items but also an

National Federation of the Blind Teams with Chevrolet and GM to Incorporate a Safe Sound Alert for Electric Vehicles and Hybrids

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009
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DETROIT – Chevrolet, General Motors and the National Federation of the Blind are cooperating to identify a safe level of sound to alert the blind and other pedestrians to the presence of near silent-running electric and hybrid vehicles.

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

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Monday, November 14, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 14, 2011):  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 Urges Swift Action on Recommendations for Accessible Higher Education Materials

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today on the recently released final report of the Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Edu

National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2011 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 14 , 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest.  The NFB administered the Onkyo Braille Literacy Essay Contest in the U.S.

National Federation of the Blind Announces University of Oregon Will Use Braille Coin in Coin Toss

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009
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Eugene, Oregon (December 2, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille, is pleased to announce that the University of Oregon will use a 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar in the coin toss at the Civil War football game on Thursday, December 3.

National Federation of the Blind Secures Court Ruling Against Cardtronics

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Monday, December 19, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 19, 2011): A federal court has found that Cardtronics, Inc., has failed to comply with the terms of a settlement and subsequent remediation plan reached with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to make all of the automated teller machines

National Federation of the Blind Files Complaint Against Baltimore City Public Schools

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 4, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access to technology by the blind, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, requesting an investigation of the Baltimore City Public Schools’ proposed acquisi

National Federation of the Blind Announces Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 24, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 

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