[NFBK] FW: [Nfbnet-members-list] Time Sensitive: Opportunity to Comment on Accessibility Barriers in Voting

NFBK First Vice President todd.stephens at nfbofky.org
Fri Jul 16 14:00:41 UTC 2021

Dear Federation Family: 


Did you encounter accessibility barriers in the last election? 


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is collecting
information on this topic. They are especially interested in your personal
stories. Unfortunately, we only learned about this yesterday and the
comments are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, July 16. You can submit
your comments by either filling out their form, or by uploading your own
Word or PDF document.


The portal can be found at


Please read the topics for discussion under the “Request for Information”
heading, then select the “Comment” link, which will take you to a page where
you can write or upload your response. 


We apologize for the late notice, but greatly appreciate your attention to
this matter.


Warm regards,



John G. Paré Jr. 

Executive Director for Advocacy and Policy 

National Federation of the Blind

200 East Wells Street

Baltimore, MD 21230

Telephone: (410) 659-9314, extension 2218

Cell phone: (410) 917-1965

Email: jpare at nfb.org <mailto:jpare at nfb.org>  


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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