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National Federation of the Blind press releases

National Federation of the Blind to Host Conference on Quiet Cars and Pedestrian Safety: Problems and Perspectives

BALTIMORE, MD, (October 31, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest consumer organization of the blind, will hold a conference entitled “Quiet Cars and Pedestrian Safety: Problems and Perspectives” on Saturday, November 4. The conference will be held at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

Terry Bradshaw to Serve as National Ambassador for Braille Literacy

Baltimore, Maryland (November 3, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, announced today that Terry Bradshaw, Hall of Fame NFL quarterback and current football analyst and co-host of FOX NFL Sunday, will serve as a National Ambassador for Braille lit

NFB-NEWSLINE® Delivers Three Million Minutes of News in March

Baltimore, Maryland (April 9, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®—its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings—delivered a record-setting three million minutes

Blind Driver Challenge Receives Top Graphical System Design Achievement Awards at NIWeek 2010

Baltimore, Maryland (August 16, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind’s Blind Driver Challenge—an innovative effort to create a nonvisual interface that empowers a blind person to operate an automobile—received the 2010 Application of the Year Award at the National Instruments Graphical System Design Achievement Awards ceremony held during the NIWeek annual conference in Austin, Texas.&nb

National Federation of the Blind to Award $100,000

Baltimore, Maryland (December 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind today launched the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Program.  Beginning in 2008, the National Federation of the Blind will present cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality.