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For many years, our national president has disseminated information to our members across the United States by way of a short recording highlighting major events of the recent past and approaching future.

National Federation of the Blind Presidential Releases - English National Federation of the Blind

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For many years, our national president has disseminated information to our members across the United States by way of a short recording highlighting major events of the recent past and approaching future.

    Presidential Release #490, January 2020

    Presidential Release #490, January 2020

    President Riccobono wishes everyone a Happy New Year and discusses World Braille Day, the 2020 Washington Seminar, the 2020 National Convention in Houston, including important details regarding hotel reservations, and our goals and priorities for 2020. The President also provides updates from our Dream Makers Circle.

    • 33 min
    December 2019

    December 2019

    President Riccobono discusses our newly renovated space in Baltimore, the 2020 Washington Seminar, and the many accomplishments and milestones we will celebrate during the NFB board meeting this weekend.

    • 20 min
    November 2019

    November 2019

    President Riccobono talks about our fall convention season, wrapping up Meet the Blind Month, quiet cars, the 2020 National Convention (including an important date change), the scholarship program, the Braille Readers Are Leaders contest, Santa Letters, and the Braille Monitor. 

    • 19 min
    October 2019

    October 2019

    President Riccobono discusses the ultimate goal of and philosophy behind Meet the Blind Month. He also discusses White Cane Awareness Day, NFB's Meet the Blind Month Twitter chats, and our partnership with Mattel featuring the recent launch of UNO Braille. The President also provides updates from our Dream Makers Circle.

    • 17 min
    September 2019

    September 2019

    President Riccobono recaps the 2019 NFB BELL Academies and talks about National Guide Dog Month, the Braille Readers are Leaders contest for blind children and adults, Meet the Blind Month, our September open house gathering, and White Cane Awareness Day. The President also provides updates from our Dream Makers Circle.

    • 18 min
    August 2019

    August 2019

    President Riccobono discusses the 2019 National Convention (#NFB19), including the 2019 resolutions, and talks about plans for 2020. He also discusses the introduction of the GAIN Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, Meet the Blind Month, Braille calendars, and Pedro and the Octopus. The President also provides updates from our PAC programand Dream Makers Circle.

    • 38 min

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