Letter to Indiana Secretary of State Demanding the Blind be Able to Vote from Home

Office of the Indiana Secretary of State 200 W. Washington St., Room 201 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Secretary of State Lawson and Election Administrators: The American Council of the Blind of Indiana and the National Federation of the Blind of Indiana, jointly and together, on behalf of Indiana’s community of people who are blind, request a …

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2020 NFB Convention on Newsline

In order to keep our subscribers informed about the upcoming National Federation of the Blind’s 2020 National Convention, we will be offering the full agenda, the listing of sponsors and exhibitors, details on the NFB-NEWSLINE sessions, and the up-to-date postings of the 2020 NFB Resolutions. These resolutions will be available within three hours after the …

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Indiana NFB 2020 Scholarship Program Finalist

We congradulate Indiana resident Marie Villaneda, pursuing her goal of becoming an Orientation and Mobility Instructor; one of thirty finalists for the National Federation of the Blind annual scholarship program, providing financial assistance and connecting students with mentoring and other resources. Vocation specialties of the thirty finalists include: Access Technology Specialist, Actuary, Animal Genetics and …

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NFB Asks Court to Require Acceptance of E-signatures for Social Security Disability Applicants

Four plaintiffs along with the National Federation of the Blind, are suing the Social Security Administration in federal court. They seek a court order requiring SSA to allow e-signatures on applications rather than requiring a “wet-ink” signature when the applicant is using an attorney or other authorized representative. SSA does not require wet-ink signatures for …

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