IMAGINEERING OUR FUTURE ________________________________________ My 21 PRESIDENT’S LETTER President Riccobono writes that the critical aspect of what the National Federation of the Blind does is at the individual level where we teach blind people to be their own best advocate. Read more from President Mark Riccobono. ADVOCACY—OUR VISION AND OBJECTIVES The National Federation of the Blind encourages advocacy through collective action and teaches self-advocacy. Our strategic plan outlines how we can take it to the next level. Read more about pillar III of our plan. SELF-ADVOCACY AND BEYOND—HOBY WEDLER’S STORY Dr. Hoby Wedler advocates for himself and others as he lives the life he wants. Read more of Hoby’s story. LATEST NEWS AT THE NFB The NFB has selected our 2019 scholarship finalists, published new episodes of our Blind Parent Connection Podcast, and announced our participation in the upcoming M-Enabling Summit. Read more news TAKE ACTION THIS MONTH This month, you can preregister to attend the national convention, participate in the M-Enabling Summit, teach others about the NFB’s philosophy, contribute to help us advocate, and much more. Read Take Action This Month IMPORTANT DATES We’re gearing up for NFB EQ, the national convention, and more. Don’t miss these important dates. Read Important Dates Read the complete issue online The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines blind people or their future. Every day we raise the expectations of and for blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. We can live the lives we want; blindness is not what holds us back. Please join us in our work by becoming a member, attending an event, sharing this newsletter, or supporting our programs. National Federation of the Blind | 200 E Wells Street | Baltimore, MD 21230 | 410-659-9314 Unsubscribe | Opt Out | Sign Up for Our E-newsletter

IMAGINEERING OUR FUTURE

OUR DYNAMIC COMMUNITY

The strength of the National Federation of the Blind is the diversity and reach of our membership across the nation. Read Our Dynamic Community

MEMBERSHIP AND THE FUTURE

Membership is the heart of our organization. In fact, it’s so important to us that we made it a major pillar of our new, three-year strategic plan. Read Membership and the Future

ADA’S MEMBERSHIP JOURNEY

For some, coping with blindness can be difficult, at least in the beginning. That’s where fellowship and support in the National Federation of the Blind come in. Read Ada’s Membership Journey

LATEST NEWS AT THE NFB

From taking a stand against the entertainment industry to applauding the introduction of the Access Technology Affordability Act in the House of Representatives, there’s always a lot happening. Read Latest News at the NFB

TAKE ACTION THIS MONTH

This month, you can get involved by becoming a member, encouraging other friends and supporters to join, registering to attend the national convention, and more. Read Take Action This Month

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

We’re gearing up for a new accessibility boutique, NFB EQ, the national convention, and more. Save the date for the 2020 Washington Seminar. Read Mark Your Calendars

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The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines blind people or their future. Every day we raise the expectations of and for blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. We can live the lives we want; blindness is not what holds us back. Please join us in our work by becoming a member, attending an event, sharing this newsletter, or supporting our programs.

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