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Stay Connected: Join Upcoming Virtual Federation Meetings

The National Federation of the Blind continues to connect and protect blind people through our nationwide network. The following virtual gatherings are open to everyone in the coming week. Zoom instructions below. This list can be found at nfb.org/COVID19, and virtual events will also be posted throughout the week to the NFB-Announce listserv.

Monday, June 29

1:00 p.m. EDT | Relaxation Hour

Join this time for learning and doing yoga exercises, breathing techniques, and meditations. It will be a time for everyone to let go of their stress and frustration. The immune system is proven to work more optimally under little to no stress.
For questions, please contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

2:00 p.m. EDT | Coffee and Legislative Issues

Discuss legislative issues facing blind Americans, laws affecting the education of your blind children, and more. Please note that this event is informative and does not represent any form of legal advice.
For questions, please contact Emily: vp2@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

5:00 p.m. EDT | Reading Roundtable

Discuss your favorite books, what you are currently reading, and books that others recommend. Marsha will also try to have blind authors as special guests each week.
For questions, please contact Marsha Drenth: marsha.drenth@gmail.com
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

Tuesday, June 30

2:00 p.m. EDT | Accessibility Boutique: Technology and Training Options for Seniors

Learn more about easy, accessible, and powerful tools for seniors. Come get a look at the latest in in-home technology that anybody would be able to use, and learn more about the training options that are available for those new to technology.
For questions, please contact Kennedy at kzimnik@nfb.org. Registration is required. Register for the accessibility boutique today!

5:00 p.m. EDT | Kernel Book Discussions: Another Wonder

Join us as we read and discuss the Kernel Book story “Another Wonder” by Robert Gardner. "Another Wonder” audio version also available.
For questions, please contact Justin: PRESIDENT@alumni.ecu.edu
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

6:30 p.m. EDT | Diversity and Inclusion Discussion

Join an insightful and open discussion about the current civil unrest and how the intersectionality of our cultures, backgrounds, and disabilities have affected our affiliate in the past and present--and how we want to shape our future.
For questions, please contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

Wednesday, July 1

10:30 a.m. EDT | Women Survivors

Discuss the effects that social distancing is having on each of us during this coronavirus.
For questions, please contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

1:00 p.m. EDT | Fitness and Wellness Warriors

We will be doing brief workouts and stretching exercises to boost our immune systems and health.
For questions, please contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

2:00 p.m. EDT | Coffee and Legislative Conversation

Discuss legislative issues facing blind Americans, laws affecting the education of your blind children, and more. Please note that this event is informative and does not represent any form of legal advice.
For questions, please contact Emily: vp2@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

3:00 p.m. EDT | Breaking Barriers

Discuss creative action plans to break through any barriers standing between you and your goals and report on your progress. This is a time to share our stories in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. Closed captioning not available.
For questions, email Rachel Grider: rachel.grider@gmail.com
Zoom Meeting ID: 839 5776 3091
Password: 071615
One tap mobile: +16699006833,,83957763091#,,#,071615#

3:00 p.m. EDT | Getting the Most Out of Your Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

Share your experiences with the Amazon Echo. Do you have a favorite Alexa skill you would like to share with others? Get the news, schedule a ride, or control your home.
For questions, please contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

5:00 p.m. EDT | iPhones, iPads, Voice Over, Oh My!

Learn how to navigate iOS devices using VoiceOver. We will explore helpful built-in features and apps.
For questions, please contact Marsha Drenth: marsha.drenth@gmail.com
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

6:30 p.m. EDT | Navigating the Rehabilitation System

Learn how to successfully navigate the vocational rehabilitation system with Lynn Heitz and a special guest.
For questions, please contact Lynn: president@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

Thursday, July 2

5:00 p.m. EDT | Kernel Book Discussions

Join us as we read and discuss the Kernel Book story "If You Don't Mind Me Asking, What Do You Want with a Telescope?" by Karl Smith. 'If You Don't Mind Me Asking, What Do You Want with a Telescope?" audio version also available.
For questions, please contact Justin: PRESIDENT@alumni.ecu.edu.
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

6:30 p.m. EDT | Apps, Apps, Apps for iOS

Learn more about the most helpful iOS apps.
For questions, please contact Marsha: marsha.drenth@gmail.com
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

8:00 p.m. EDT | NVDA Training

Learn how to use NVDA, the free screen access software for Windows.
For questions, please contact Chris Westbrook: westbchris@gmail.com
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

Friday, July 3

1:00 p.m. EDT | Fitness and Wellness Warriors

Boost the immune system and take care of our mental and emotional health with brief workouts and stretching exercises.
For questions, contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

3:00 p.m. EDT | Kids’ Story Hour

Join this call of reading favorite stories for kids in Braille.
For questions, contact Joseph Drenth: vp@nfbp.org
Zoom Meeting ID: 215 988 0888
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,2159880888#

8:00 p.m. EDT | Black Leaders Serving for Advancement: Happy Hour

Sponsored by Committee of Diversity and Inclusion and open to all, please join this dialog with African-American leaders in the National Federation of the Blind. Open to all. There will be fun, door prizes, and conversation!
For questions and to be entered for a door prize email callaway.shawn@gmail.com.
Zoom Meeting ID: 408 185 0851
One tap mobile: +16468769923,,4081850851#

Join a Zoom Meeting

To join a Zoom meeting via web or phone, click on the following Zoom link, dial the appropriate phone number, or hit one-tap mobile, and add the corresponding meeting ID listed for the event you are joining.

Web

https://zoom.us/j

Dial by Your Location

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ab3E5IUcW

Share and Support

Share upcoming Federation virtual meetings to communicationsteam@nfb.org and nfb-announce@nfbnet.org.

If you know of a blind person who is facing adversity because of COVID-19 please email nfb@nfb.org.

Help support our COVID-19 response efforts with a donation today. Your gifts continue to work during this time of uncertainty. Thank you for your support.

 
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