[GreaterPhilly] Fwd: [Nfbnet-members-list] FW: DC State Convention Agenda

DENICE BROWN dbrown8827 at aol.com
Wed Oct 12 20:35:42 UTC 2022

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> Date: October 11, 2022 at 1:26:31 PM EDT
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> Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] FW: DC State Convention Agenda
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> From: Greater Washington <nfbgwcdc at gmail.com>
> Date: October 10, 2022 at 6:47:09 PM EDT
> To: nfb-dc-gwc at googlegroups.com
> Subject: DC State Convention Agenda
> The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines our future.  Every day we raise expectations of blind people because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and their dreams.  You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.
> The National Federation of the Blind of the District of Columbia Affiliate Board of Directors:
> President, Shawn Callaway
> 1st Vice-President, Libra Robinson
> 2nd Vice-President, Chrichelle Brown
> Treasurer, LaMont Wright
> Secretary, JoAnn Stephens 
> Board Member, Steve Lindsey
> Board Member, Tajuan Farmer
> Board Member, Nakia Faulkner 
> Board Member, Larry Brown
> All Convention activities will be utilized through this Zoom link:
> Join Zoom Meeting 
> https://zoom.us/j/8204086286 
> Meeting ID: 820 408 6286 
> +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) 
> Thursday, October 13, 2022 
> The NFB of DC Seniors Luncheon and Workshop 
> 11 AM to 3 PM 
> Please join our outstanding seniors as they introduce speakers and resources to enhance our physical and mental health.   
> Understanding the Individualized Education Plan 
> 3:30 -5:30 PM 
> Carlton Cook-Walker will discuss ways in which you can advocate for a blind student in an IEP meeting. 
> National Representative’s Welcome Reception 
> 7-9 PM 
> Please join the NFB of DC as we welcome our state convention national representative Barbara Manuel 
> Friday, October 14, 2022
> Discussion with the Affiliate President 
> 10-11:30 AM 
> This will be a meeting with President Shawn Callaway to discuss the future of the DC Affiliate 
> Blind Woman’s Empowerment Event 
> 12-3 PM 
> Please join the woman of the Federation to hear inspiring stories from blind woman from across the country addressing Mental Health in the Blindness Community
> Blind Parents and Grandparents Meet Up 
> 3:30- 5:30 PM
> Please join us as we discuss the joy of being blind parents and grandparents.  This discussion will be facilitated by Shirell Scott, a new member of the Federation and a blind parent. 
> The Federation Talent Show 
> 7-10 PM 
> Please join us for some high energy and fun entertainment as Federationists compete to win the top prize by showing off their different gifts and talents. The host of this wonderful event is Libra Robinson. 
> Saturday, October 15, 2022
> The NFB of DC General Session Part 1 and 2 
> 9-12 Noon and 2-5 PM 
> Please join us as we hear from inspiring Federation family members and we will conduct the business of the NFB of DC 
> The general session agenda will be disseminated on October 13th.  
> The NFB of DC State Convention Banquet
> 7-9 PM
> You will hear an inspiring banquet speech from our National Convention Representative Barbara Manuel
> Also, we will have a live auction and door prizes
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