You can now listen to the major events of the 2019 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania. To access the links to the recordings, please visit www.nfbp.org/convention/past-conventions/2019-state-convention.
A few months ago, a group of people representing the blindness-related organizations in Pennsylvania, led by Steve Pennington of the Client Assistance Program, wrote a position paper for keeping the Pennsylvania Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS) strong and independent. This paper presented the arguments against merging BBVS into the general disability vocational rehabilitation […]
“Sister to Sister, Heart to Heart” THE NFB OF DC PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR 4TH ANNUAL BLIND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE Bringing to you an awesome panel of diverse blind women along with dynamic keynote speaker, Denise Avant. These talented sisters will be telling it to you from their hearts to your hearts. Get ready to be […]
The NFB of Pennsylvania is offering two college scholarships for 2020. Each is in the amount of $1000.00. Submission deadline is August 30, 2020. Please visit our Scholarships page for additional information.
Tickets: $15 which includes: fish,chicken,French fries and cole slaw Place: Champagne’s Café 21 E. Chelten Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144 Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 Time: 5pm until 9pm Contact for more information: Denice Brown – 215-808-5875 Quitrina Townes – 215-971-0080 Or, see any chapter member
National Federation of The Blind of Pennsylvania 2019 State Convention The Radison Hotel and Conference Center 1150 Camp Hill bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011 800 – 333 – 3333 Friday, November 1 – Sunday, November 3, 2019 Reserve your room at the hotel now! Call the hotel at (800) 333-3333 A special room rate of […]
We need your help right now to preserve blindness services in Pennsylvania. The Secretary of Labor and Industry is considering doing away with the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services and rolling those services into the general disability services bureau. If this happens, all of the services now provided by BBVS will be in jeopardy, […]
The NFB of Pennsylvania will be conducting two BELL Academies in 2019, one in Philadelphia and one in Pittsburgh. Both programs will occur in June. For additional information on the programs, please visit our BELL Academy page.
Monday, January 28, through Thursday, January 31, 2019 It is time again for us to take our concerns directly to our legislators in Washington, DC. For those that are not familiar with Washington Seminar, this is where 500 members of the NFB come together to present three to four issues important to the blind and […]
Theme: “I Am Woman. Hear Me Roar!” The National Federation of the Blind of the District of Columbia 2018 BLIND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE The women of the NFBDC proudly present the 3rd Annual Blind Women’s Empowerment Conference with another awesome all blind panel & keynote speaker ready to inspire other women so they can rise […]