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

Cheryl Fields cherylelaine1957 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 20:27:22 UTC 2015


M, do it and have fun! You will have to let go of your tidy environment. Things move fast and it can be very unpredictable. I forgot to say that transportation was provided for me, no need for paratransit, smiles, they would not have been able to keep up. Make your energy level is up. I'm not sure if I would do it again, because nothing can top that first time in 2008. However, since it is volunteer work, you can set your own pace early in the campaign, establish how you best fit into the big picture and just do it! C 

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From: Community-service [mailto:community-service-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Marianne Denning via Community-service
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2015 3:14 PM
To: Darian
Cc: Community Service Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Community-service] On the "Hill" and in the community.

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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