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2016 Washington Seminar Application is Now Available

The 2016 Washington Seminar Application is now available on our web site. All interested participants should complete the Washington Seminar Application form. The deadline to submit your request is Thursday October 15th, 2015.

March 2015 Bulletin

Dear Fellow Federationists, I start this March Bulletin with our new branding. The following is the essence of the 75 years of love, hope and determination. Commit it to memory. It will get you through all kinds of situations. “The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you … Continued

February 2015 Bulletin

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”-Abraham Lincoln Dear Fellow Federationists, “The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of … Continued

January 2015 Bulletin

Dear Fellow Federationists, “The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you … Continued

February Bulletin

Greetings Fellow Federationists, “If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy”. Thomas Jefferson Washington Seminar 2014 Even Thomas Jefferson would have opposed sub-minimum wages for disabled persons. This past week hundreds of members of the National Federation … Continued

December Bulletin

Greetings Fellow Federationists, “May peace be your gift at holiday time and your blessing all year through”- anonymous NFBC CANES AND TAILS FIRST ANNUAL CRAB FEED Join us to celebrate the New Year and the promise of hopeful resolutions for positive growth in 2014. The newly organized Davis Canes and Tails Chapter warmly invites everyone … Continued

November Bulletin

Greetings Fellow Federationists, The month of November is always a time of reflection. I would like to share this quote from Cicero, “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues”. I am so thankful for all of the people in the National Federation of the Blind … Continued

September Bulletin

California Convention Bulletin Greetings Fellow Federationists, The National Federation of the Blind of California 2013 Convention is Coming Soon Our convention theme this year is “Everything Works if You Do”. We will apply this theme throughout the weekend with speakers and break-out sessions which will focus on job readiness skills, personal stories, and employment tips. … Continued

2014 Washington Seminar

The 2014 Washington Seminar Participation Request Form is Now Available! The Washington Seminar is an annual event of the National Federation of the Blind to introduce the agenda of blind Americans–the priority issues requiring congressional attention over the coming year. The issues are selected from official positions of the Federation and may address concerns in … Continued

February Bulletin

2013 Washington Seminar Greetings! First of all, I would like to apologize for this late issue of the bulletin. I was confident that I would be able to share good news from the 2013 Washington Seminar and here it is! “The Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act of 2013” bill now has a sponsor. … Continued