National Federation of the Blind Sends Message to America’s Teachers

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 10, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people and the leading advocate for equal access to education and technology, commented today on Barnes & Noble’s recently announced “Fall Educator Appreciation Week” promotion, which is designed to promote the use of the company’s NOOK e-readers in the class

National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report on Rights of Parents with Disabilities

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Friday, October 5, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 5, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for the rights of blind Americans, today applauded a recent report issued by the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency that advises the president, Congress, and the federal government on disability policy, highlighting the discrimination faced by parents with

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling Requiring Equal Pay for Disabled Workers

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Thursday, September 20, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 20, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded a recent ruling by the U.S.

PUSH BEVERAGES and NFB team up to support Braille literacy

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Sunday, July 1, 2012
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JULY 1 (New York, NY): PUSH Beverages launches their new PUSH-2-O bottled 20 ounce water today. The new PUSH-2-O label contains a message encouraging drinkers to learn more about and donate to Braille literacy.

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind MasterChef Winner

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 12, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today congratulated Christine Ha, the winner of season three of MasterChef, a competitive cooking reality television show. 

National Federation of the Blind Comments on New Kindles

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Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 6, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for accessible technology and content, commented today on Amazon’s press conference announcing new Kindle e-readers and tablets.

 

National Federation of the Blind Settles Complaint Against Sacramento Public Library

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Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 30, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access to information by the blind and other people with print disabilities, announced today that a complaint filed by the NFB with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights, against the Sacramento Public Library Authority has been resolved.

National Federation of the Blind Collaborates with AccuWeather®

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 29, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind in the United States, and its newspaper service for the blind, NFB-NEWSLINE®, today announced a collaboration with AccuWeather®, an online weather information service, to provide emergency weather

National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report

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Thursday, August 23, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 23, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded the National Council on Disability (NCD) for recommending a phase-out of the practice of paying wages below the federal minimum  to workers with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities to Protest Goodwill’s Subminimum Wages

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Monday, August 20, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 20, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the oldest and largest organizations of Americans with disabilities, announced today that it, along with other organizations of people with disabilities,  will conduct over eighty coordinated nationwide protests in front of thrift stores operated by Goodwill Industries International, Inc., the nonprofit ma

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