[Tall-Corn] FW: Prepare for #NFB22—Access the Agenda!

Scott Van Gorp svangorp at nfbi.org
Thu Jun 16 23:28:38 UTC 2022

Good Evening Federation Family:

The moment we’ve all been waiting for. The National Convention agenda is now available! See below. Thanks!


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From: National Federation of the Blind <webmaster at nfb.org> 
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:16 PM
Subject: Prepare for #NFB22—Access the Agenda!





Know Before You Go: Agenda Now Available!

Get ready for the many cane taps and guide dog harnesses to be all around. The 2022 National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind is almost here. We encourage you to share this information with chapter members who may not receive emails. Información en Español <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26269&qid=7304024> .

The agenda is now available and will be provided in several formats including HTML, Word, BRF, Audio, and Spanish. 

2022 National Convention Agenda <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26244&qid=7304024> 

Pre-Convention Activities

*     Social Media 101 on June 21, 8 p.m. Eastern via Zoom—learn about engaging on Twitter and Facebook using #NFB22

*     Sponsor and Exhibitor Showcase, June 27 & June 28, 8 p.m. Eastern via Zoom—get a review of what to expect in the exhibit hall and more!

*     An attendee must produce a negative COVID-19 test result from a test performed not more than seventy-two (72) hours prior to checking in at the hotel. We encourage you to submit the test prior to arriving by emailing documentation to testresults at nfb.org <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26254&qid=7304024> . However, COVID-19 rapid testing will be available beginning at noon on July 4 at the hotel.

CrowdCompass details coming soon! 

Convention Reminders

*     We are committed to delivering a safe and welcoming national convention experience as detailed in our 2022 National Convention Safety Protocols <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26255&qid=7304024> , our National Convention COVID-19 Testing Protocols <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26256&qid=7304024> , and the National Federation of the Blind Code of Conduct <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26257&qid=7304024> .

*     Disability rights attorneys will be available at NFB22 to discuss blindness discrimination concerns regarding employment, technology, education, voting, and more. Legal office hours will be held on Tuesday, July 5, and Wednesday, July 6, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Schedule your private twenty-minute appointment by emailing vyingling at nfb.org <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=25914&qid=> . Please request your appointment by June 23.

*     The Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, July 6, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in New Orleans and requires a separate registration by June 21. Job-Seeker Registration <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=25902&qid=>  and Employer Registration <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=25903&qid=> .

*     NFB Camp (child care during Convention) enrollment is separate from the convention registration. Enroll now for the NFB Camp <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=25901&qid=> ! If you have additional questions, contact Carla McQuillan at president at nfb-oregon.org <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=25913&qid=> , or call 541-653-9153.

*     The Give $20 Campaign <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26258&qid=7304024> —double your dollars now thanks to a generous matching contribution from HumanWare

Thank You to the Sponsors of the 2022 National Convention

We greatly appreciate the 2022 National Convention Sponsors <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26259&qid=7304024>  who support the work of the Federation. They will be available to share new products and services, answer questions, and chat with convention attendees in the exhibit hall. 

New Orleans, Here We Come!

We are excited to connect with you in New Orleans. Share your excitement by posting on social media using the hashtag #NFB22. Follow the conversation, ask questions, and share fun expectations. More information can also be found at https://nfb.org/convention <https://nfb.org/civicrm/mailing/url?u=26267&qid=7304024> . 










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