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Changing What It Means to Be Blind in the Nation's Capitol!

Being blind does not mean losing sight of life! We believe that a real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight. A real problem is the misunderstanding and the lack of information. We know that if a blind person has proper training and opportunity, blindness can be reduced to just a physical nuisance. The visually impaired can be just as successful pursuing their endeavors and live independently the same as their sighted peers. We are not just saying it, we are living it!

If you, or you know someone else that needs information or advice about living as a blind person, please contact the National Federation of the Blind, Washington, DC:

Shawn Callaway
President, NFB-DC
(202) 352-1511

2014 state Convention


The National Federation of the Blind, Washington, DC, State convention will take place October 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2014, being held primarily at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, Southwest, Washington, DC 20024. This convention will provide valuable resources from local agencies & the surrounding community, present new technologies & services, and provide various activities for all age groups among which will include luncheons, a dance & auction, and much more. Our national representative during the convention and also the keynote speaker during our awards luncheon will be the honorable Mark Maurer.

To view the agenda, click here.



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