Series of three images including a seeing eye dog, Barbara Bush and a blind skier

Purpose

The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind is to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the nation; to function as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state, and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

Leadership

Click here to see the Board of Directors List

History

Click here to read the full history of the National Federation of the Blind of California

Annual Reports

Cover of the 2009 NFB annual report featuring blind testers of a new accessible vehicle

2009 – National Federation of the Blind Annual Report

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