[Community-service] On the "Hill" and in the community.

Marianne Denning marianne at denningweb.com
Fri Jan 30 20:14:28 UTC 2015


That is a great question.  I have been totally blind all of my life
and find many things to be inaccessible.  I am extremely independent
but, part of the way I am independent is by controlling my
environment.  I am thinking about getting involved in a political
campaign though.

On 1/30/15, Darian <dsmithnfb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Marianne,
>  Interesting thought.
> I believe people already do this.  Why haven't you elected to? Just curious.
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Jan 30, 2015, at 11:41 AM, Marianne Denning <marianne at denningweb.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> This isn't community service, but has anyone volunteered on a
>> campaign?  I believe we need to do things like that, as well as, other
>> things so our senators and representatives understand our needs.  I
>> have never volunteered on a campaign.
>>
>> On 1/30/15, Darian Smith via Community-service
>> <community-service at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>> Hi All:
>>>
>>>  I’m sure many of you are    returning from Washington Seminar having
>>> had
>>> a  successful experience educating our lawmakers on the issues that mean
>>> the
>>> most to us as blind americans, the issues  that when  addressed will get
>>> us
>>> one step closer to living the lives we want.
>>> I was contemplating the idea of community service/ voluntarism and  if
>>> involvement both  as individuals and as members of the NFB can somehow
>>> help
>>> those public servants on the “Hill”   gain an understanding of our true
>>> capacity and what we need to get to our ultimate end goal?
>>>   thoughts?
>>>   Darian
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>>
>> --
>> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
>> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
>> (513) 607-6053
>


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Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
(513) 607-6053



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