NFB of Indiana 2021 Convention Sponsors

Bosma Industries | www.bosma.org | 317-684-0600
Listen to Bosma Industries for the Blind, presented by Raymond Montgomery.
View Bosma Industries for the Blind, presented by Raymond Montgomery.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals | VandaPharma.com | 202-734-3400
Listen to circadian sleep disorders, presented by Jennifer Lyman with Vanda Pharmaceuticals

Special Features

View Interview with Denise Avant, National Federation of the Blind Representative Presented by NFB Newsline Indiana.

Listen to 2021 Treasurer’s Report from Past-Treasurer Mika Baugh
View 2021 Treasurer’s Report from Past-Treasurer Mika Baugh

Listen to Presidential Reports from Indianapolis, Circle City, Michiana, At Large and Lafayette Chapters, Plus Merchants division
View Presidential Reports from Indianapolis, Circle City, Michiana, At Large and Lafayette Chapters, Plus Merchants division

Friday, October 8, 2021

Listen to Visually Impaired Preschool Services, presented by Meredith Howell, Regional Director

Listen to Saving for Your Future: the ABLE Account, presented by Tammy Hollingsworth
View Saving for Your Future: the ABLE Account, presented by Tammy Hollingsworth

Listen to Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplements, and prescription drug coverage, presented by Nidjah Baker, Simplified Insurance Solutions LLC

Listen to What’s New at the Indiana State Library Special Services Division, presented by Laura Williams, Director

Listen to Newsline, presented by Scott White Indiana residents sign up for the free NFB-NEWSLINE® Indiana service today!

Listen to iPhone Q&A with Tony Schnurr

Listen to Cori’s Braille Service, Cori Wills.

Listen to NFB of Indiana Fourth Quarter 2021 Board Meeting

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Saturday Morning Session

Listen to Opening, invocation, brand and pledge, and welcome from host chapters Indianapolis and circle City

Listen to National Report, Denise Avant, NFB National Board Member
View National Report, Denise Avant, NFB National Board Member

Listen to A Power That Gives Strength, Simone Arnold Liebster
View A Power That Gives Strength, Simone Arnold Liebster

Listen to Panel Discussion: The Illusion of Inclusion: Working in the shadows of equal employment opportunities Moderator: Dr. Evette Simmons-Reed, Co-Chair NFB Indiana Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Saturday Afternoon Session

Listen to Community Service Jeanetta Price, Community Service Division President, National Federation of the Blind; plus Tammy Hollingsworth, Cori Wills and Susan Jones share their experiences

Listen to Survivors Task Force: We’re in This Together: Marci Carpenter, Cheryl Fields and Sarah Meyer

Listen to NFB DirectSource: A Brand-New Tool for Blind Jobseekers; Dick Davis, Chair, NFB Employment Committee

Listen to Randolph-Sheppard Program: Making It Work! Chris Hollingsworth, Chair, Indiana Elected Committee of Blind Managers
Listen to Internships Change Lives! Alex Gilland

Listen to NFBI Convention Resolutions, and Indiana Parental Rights for People with Disabilities, Chris Hollingsworth.

Listen to NFB Indiana Banquet, including three scholarship winners; Keynote Speaker: NFB National Representative, Denise Avant

Sunday, October 10

Listen to NFB Indiana Elections and Business Meeting
Nominating Committee Report NFBI 2021 Elections Audit committee Report. Resolutions Vote, Chris Hollingsworth Message from Ron Brown 2022 NFBI State Convention in Lafayette

NFB Indiana 2020 Convention Audio and Video

October 8, 2020

Watch Interview with NFB National President Mark riccobono by Indiana Federationists on NFB Newsline TV Show
Listen to Two Questions for President Riccobono Asked by Indiana Federationists

Friday Sessions, October 9, 2020

Watch Diversity and Inclusion Workshop: Intersectionality of Cultural Identities
Listen to Diversity and Inclusion Workshop: Intersectionality of Cultural Identities
Read Objectives for Diversity and Inclusion Workshop: Intersectionality of Cultural Identities (PDF)

Watch Medicare Insurance 101
Listen to Medicare Insurance 101

Listen to Blind Inc., Rachel R Kuntz
Listen to Bosma Enterprises, Raymond Montgomery
Listen to EasterSeals Crossroads INDATA Project, Tracy Castillo
Listen to Hadley School for the Blind, Colleen Wunderlich
Listen to Using NFB Newsline with Amazon Alexa, Lee Martin
Listen to Groceries and More, Delivered to Your Door, Walmart and InstaCart, Michael Lauf and LeRon Carter
Listen to Starting Your Own Podcast Using Anchor.FM, Tyler Scherck
Listen to What’s New in iOS14 for the iPhone, Tony Schnurr

Watch Indiana Parents of Blind Children, (IPOBC), Tammy Hollingsworth, President
Listen to Indiana Parents of Blind Children, (IPOBC), Tammy Hollingsworth, President

Friday Evening Events

Listen to NFB Indiana Board Meeting
Listen to NFB Indiana Business Meeting

Saturday General Session: October 10, 2020

Watch Opening Ceremonies: Pledge and Brand, Color Guard and Pledge of Allegiance, and Presidential Report by National President Mark Riccobono

Listen to Opening Invocation, Abby Fleenor
Listen to NFB Pledge, Jordan Devero; NFB Brand, Jada Devero; Color Guard and Pledge of Allegiance, 2018 National Convention
Listen to Welcome from Indianapolis and Circle City chapters
Listen to Presidential Report by National President Mark Riccobono

Watch Blind Parental Rights Legislation, Senate Bill SB312
Listen to Blind Parental Rights, Abuses and Indiana Legislation
Listen to Full October 10, 2020 Morning Session

Saturday Afternoon Session

Listen to Michael Hingson, Living in the 21st Century: One NFB Member’s Perspective
Listen to Discussion Panel: Kaleidoscope of Cultures
Read Kaleidoscope of Cultures (PDF)
Read Congenitally VS. Adventitiously Blind (PDF)
Listen to Working During Covid
Read Working During Covid (PDF)

Watch Absentee Voting and the Omni Ballot, Democracy Live
Listen to Absentee Voting and the Omni Ballot, Democracy Live
Listen to 2020 Resolutions, Chris Hollingsworth
Read NFB Indiana 2020 Resolutions, (PDF)

Saturday Evening Banquet

Listen to Banquet Invocation, LeRon carter
Watch Banquet Speech by National President, Mark riccobono
Listen to Banquet Speech, National President, Mark riccobono
Listen to NFB Indiana 2020 Scholarship Winners, Diane Graves
Listen to a Tribute to Our Blind Brothers and Sisters Who Have Passed
Listen to Full 2020 NFB Indiana Banquet

2020 Live Events

Listen to Third quarter Board Meeting, July 29, 2020

Listen to NFb Indiana Affiliate Caucus, July 17, 2020

Listen to blind Cricket in the U.S., More than Just a Game!, June 6, 2020

Listen to World blind Union President Fred Schroeder, May 30, 2020

Listen to Blind Sports in Indiana including Beep Baseball, GoalBall, Blind Hockey, Bowling and Blind Cricket
Listen to Talking televisions, Talking blood sugar readings and iPhone SE 2nd Generation
Listen to 30 Minute Demo of Using Instacart
Listen to NFB of Indiana Board Meeting for April 18, 2020

Friday, October 25, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Saturday Evening NFB Indiana Convention Banquet

MC. Pamela Schnurr, NFBI Vice-President

Sunday, October 14, 2018

2017 NFB of Indiana Convention Audio

  1. Banquet speech by Indiana national representative and Illinois President Denise Avant
  2. Current and important NFB Initiatives
  3. 2017 NFB of Indiana scholarship applicants and winner
  4. There’s an app for that, People share their favorite iOS apps
  5. AIRA Glass, opening up a new world of opportunity for the blind
  6. Bell Program, Braille Enrichment for Literacy and learning
  7. Indiana Governors Council, funding for state and national conventions and advocacy
  8. HR-1990, bill that could cause over 400 blind vendors to lose their livelihoods
  9. Effectively communicating with legislators to get results
  10. The right to Parent, legislation to ensure blind parents rights are protected
  11. White Cane Independence, three stories of success and overcoming fear