National Federation of the Blind Applauds Landmark Agreement with Seattle Public Schools

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Seattle, Washington (September 24, 2015): Noel Nightingale, the blind mother of a Seattle Public Schools (SPS) student, and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access and equal education for the blind, today applauded a vote yesterday evening by the Board of Directors of SPS to execute a landmark agreement that will ensure the acc

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Senator Michael Bennett: Senator Supports Legislation to Integrate Workers with Disabilities

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 22, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind applauds Senator Michael Bennett (D-CO) for cosponsoring the Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act (S. 2001).

Leading Organizations of Americans with Disabilities Call for Reform of AbilityOne® Program

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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Washington, DC (September 15, 2015): Seven leading organizations comprised of Americans with disabilities announced today that they are calling for reform of the AbilityOne Program and set forth seven principles for overhaul of the program, which affects tens of thousands of American workers with disabilities.

National Federation of the Blind Postpones Planned Protest Tomorrow: New York City Schools Panel Cancels Vote on Amazon Deal

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 25, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal education for blind students, commented today on a proposed $30 million contract under which Amazon, Inc.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Blind Americans to Protest Proposed Amazon Deal with New York City Schools

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Thursday, August 20, 2015
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Date:               August 26, 2015

Time:              4:30–6:00 p.m.

Place:             M.S. 131, 100 Hester Street, New York, NY 10002

National Federation of the Blind Teams with Oracle to Recognize Outstanding Blind Students

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Thursday, August 13, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 13, 2015): With a financial gift provided by Oracle, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) honored two outstanding blind students last month at the banquet of the organization’s seventy-fifth annual convention.

National Federation of the Blind Recognizes Thirty Outstanding Blind Students

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 12, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the winners of its 2015 scholarships, which were awarded at the organization’s recent national convention in Orlando. The winner of the organization’s top prize of $12,000, donated by the

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Government Guidance on the Rights of Parents with Disabilities

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 11, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for the rights of blind parents and their children, applauds the new technical assistance document Protecting the Rights of Parents and Prospective Parents with Disabilit

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Integrate Workers with Disabilities

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Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 6, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, applauds the introduction of the Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act (S. 2001) by Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH).

Lawsuit Filed Today Alleges The Container Store Discriminates Against the Blind

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Monday, July 20, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts (July 20, 2015): The Container Store Group, Inc., which promotes its founders’ belief in “conscious capitalism”-the notion that a business should focus on a purpose beyond profit-is alleged in a class action lawsuit filed today in the United States District Court of Massachusetts (Case No.

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