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Local Chapters

There are local chapters throughout the state that have events, meetings and opportunities to get involved .   Full directory of chapters. If you would like to participate in  the monthly conference call please contact our affiliate President, toll free at (877) 558-6524  for the conference phone  number and pin.

Free White Cane Program

We believe the long white cane is a means to independence.  The white cane has proved a useful tool to millions of blind people in navigating their environments with confidence and safety.  It is a tool which allows blind people to travel where and when they want, and as such leads to self-sufficiency.

Any blind individual in the fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico may request a cane for their personal use.  Requests may be made as often as every six months. More information and a link to the application.

Grants and Scholarships

The National Federation of the Blind of California annually awards several scholarships to qualified blind students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in order to achieve an academic degree.

Check back soon for the updated application form. Applications are usually due in September.

Monthly Bulletins and Periodic Journals

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NFBC Listserv

Want to stay connected with what is happening around the state?  Then come join the National Federation of the Blind of California’s listserv.

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Braille Monitor

Check out the Braille Monitor, the National Federation of the Blind’s monthly magazine

Technology used by the blind

Blind Americans use a variety of technology to navigate their everyday lives! Check out some of the cool equipment, widgets and gadgets on this resource page from our national organization’s website.