[NFB-Talk] Questions about NFB conventions and seminars

Chikodinaka mr. Oguledo chikodinaka.2girls at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 06:44:00 UTC 2020

not free no convwention is rfreefree or seminare is free

On 2/21/20, Anna Givens via nFB-Talk <nfb-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hi friends.
> I don’t know if this may be a strange thought here, but I’m wondering: Why
> is NFB’s Washington seminar free? Or is it free? I didn’t find any info from
> past years online about any registration fee. And according to last years
> national convention info, registration cost $30 to attend the convention.
> Additionally, I know that state convention registration fees are also low.
> I’m very happy this is all the case. However, I’m very curious as to how and
> why this is, as any other disability Organizations’  conferences and/or
> large seminars that I am aware of or have attended seem to cost far more to
> register just to attend.
> I realize that blindness is a low incidence disability, and so has it’s own
> needs that may not be the case in things like employment, training,
> research, etc as compared to many other disabilities. But even so, the
> disabled population as a whole faces crises regarding economic struggle and
> I can’t quite figure out what to attribute the differences between costs in
> permission to attend seminars and conventions to from NFB’s seemingly low
> cost, to the cost of other Organizations’.
> These events are just as expensive to put on for NFB as they are for the
> other large non-profits, yes?
> So what’s the deal?
> Thoughts appreciated.
> Happy Friday.
> Best,
> Anna E Givens
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