Press Room

We are pleased to serve as a resource for the press on all issues related to our organization and to blindness. For more information or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314, extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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Public Service Announcements

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Press Releases and News Briefs

Below are the most recent press releases and news briefs issued by the National Federation of the Blind.

Accessible Absentee Registration Process and Voting System Now Available

The NH Secretary of State’s Office launches accessible absentee registration process and voting system for people with print disabilities. Until now, voters with print disabilities who were unable to register to vote or mark a paper absentee ballot themselves had to rely on assistance to complete their registration form and ballot.

Lawsuit Alleges Paper Vote-By-Mail Ballots Keep Blind Texans from Voting

AUSTIN—Texas’s reliance on exclusively paper vote-by-mail ballots keeps blind Texans and other Texans with disabilities who require accessible ballots from participation in mail-in voting, according to a lawsuit filed today against the Texas Secretary of State, Ruth Hughs, on behalf of the National Federation of the Blind of Texas, The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, and three individual plaintiffs.

National Federation of the Blind Awards $50,000

Baltimore, Maryland (July 20, 2020): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has once again presented fifty thousand dollars in cash awards to individuals and organizations that are a positive force in the lives of blind people and whose work advances the goal of helping transform their dreams into reality.