[NFB-NM] FW: Washington Seminar Information on NFB-NEWSLINE
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Sat Jan 28 18:05:01 UTC 2017
From: Scott White [mailto:swhite at nfb.org]
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2017 1:23 PM
To: Tonia Trapp
Subject: Washington Seminar Information on NFB-NEWSLINE
It's that time of year again! Washington Seminar is next week in DC and the
nation's blind will be visiting the capitol. The Washington Seminar is an
annual event of the National Federation of the Blind to introduce the agenda
of blind Americans--the priority issues requiring congressional attention
over the coming year. The issues are selected from official positions of the
Federation and may address concerns in the following areas: relevant civil
rights issues; educational programs and services; rehabilitation of the
blind for competitive employment; the operation of vending facilities by
blind persons on public property; specialized library services for the
blind; the organization and funding of federal programs; Social Security and
Supplemental Income programs; and other timely topics. Approximately three
legislative initiatives are chosen for priority attention during the
We have posted the NFB 2017 Washington Seminar Agenda and Fact Sheets on
NFB-NEWSLINE, under the NFB National Channel.
To reach this information using the telephone access method, press one from
the main menu for National Channels and NFB-NEWSLINE Information, then one
for NFB National Channel, and then press five to read the NFB 2017
Washington Seminar Agenda or press six to read the NFB 2017 Washington
Seminar Fact Sheets.
To reach this information using the free NFB-NEWSLINE Mobile app, choose
Publications, Publication Options, All Publications, and find the NFB 2017
Washington Seminar Agenda or NFB 2017 Washington Seminar Fact Sheets.
Safe travels to those heading to DC. If you are interested in how you can
get involved, contact your local state NFB affiliate. A list of these can be
found on the NFB.org website at www.nfb.org, slash, state, dash, and, dash,
Your NFB-NEWSLINE Team
The National Federation of the Blind is a community of members and friends
who believe in the hopes and dreams of the nation's blind. Every day we work
together to help blind people live the lives they want.
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