You can now register for the 2019 NFB of Pennsylvania Convention. If you register before midnight on September 30, the price of registration is only $15. On October 1, the registration price rises to $25, so do not delay. The meal prices will remain the same. For detailed information about the convention, please visit the […]
May 29, 2020 – 8:23 AM By Matt Miller | email@example.com pennlive.com Just days before Tuesday’s primary election, a federal judge has ordered Pennsylvania officials to make a last-minute albeit “imperfect” change to enable blind and vision-impaired people to effectively cast their ballots. U.S. Middle District Judge Jennifer P. Wilson ‘s decision requires the Department […]
Staff and wire reports | The Reading Eagle, May 29, 2020 Some county and state officials are warning that a flood of mailed-in ballots in Pennsylvania, fueled by fears of in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic, will cause problems in Tuesday’s primary election that must be fixed before they cause a disaster in November’s presidential […]
State Ordered to Implement System Allowing the Blind to Cast Absentee and Mail-in Ballots Privately and Independently Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (May 28, 2020): A federal district judge has ordered the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide an accessible write-in ballot (AWIB) to blind Pennsylvania voters for the June 2 primary election. The ruling is a victory for […]
Please Note: When you send an email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org listed below to request your accessible write-in ballot, please add the following as a carbon copy (CC recipient of the email: email@example.com. We need to track how many individuals make this request. Thank you very much. For Immediate Release May 28, 2020 Harrisburg, PA […]
Helping the affiliate has now become as easy as drinking your morning cup of coffee!! As featured at the 2019 State Convention, White Cane Coffee and the National Federation of the Blind of PA are working together. Purchase your coffee here: https://whitecanecoffee.com/ref/nfbp 10% of the sales will come back to us – the NFB of […]
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