Braille Spectator, Spring 2020

THE BRAILLE SPECTATOR, Spring 2020 A semi-annual publication of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland Ronza Othman and Sharon Maneki, co-editors Published on www.nfbmd.org and on NFB Newsline by The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland Ronza Othman, President Comments and questions should be sent toPresident@nfbmd.org.

 

In this issue:

In this issue:
list of 16 items
• Celebrating Our Stories, Defining Our Future

• Using the Three Hands of the Federation Led to Success in the 2020 Session of the Maryland General Assembly

• NFBMD Protects the Rights of the Blind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

• The Rachel Olivero Accessibility Innovation Award

• Dr. Jonathan Lazar Wins the Inaugural Rachel Olivero Accessibility Innovation Award

• Protecting Voting Rights During the Coronavirus Emergency: A Victory for the Blind and Voters with Disabilities

• Chapter Spotlight: Greater Carroll County

• Segregated Voting: When Will It End?

• Senior Spotlight: Wendy Ruth

• A Magical Meet the Blind Month Event

• Profile of an NFBMD Leader: Shawn Jacobson

• Why I Write

• Students Speak Up for Accessible Instructional Material in Higher Education

• Student Spotlight: Briana Broadwater

• There Are Blind People Out There Who Want to Play

• Spectator Specs

 

 

NFB of Maryland Seminar and Audio Archive

 

NFB of Maryland Seminar and Trainings

This page contains audio recordings and other files from our various trainings and events, in alphabetical order.

 

events Around The State

  • August 8, 2020 – Annual Crab Feast - Tall Cedars, 2501 Putty Hill Ave., Parkville, MD 21234
  • August 21, 2020 – Basket and Bag Bingo at The Lodge, 2832 9 Mile Cir. Catonsville, MD.
  • September 19, 2020 – Scholarship Dinner and Bid for Opportunity at VFW Post 9619, 6527 Suitland Rd, Morningside, MD
  • November 6-8, 2020 – Annual State Convention, Towson, Maryland
  • January 21, 2021 – NFBMD Day in Annapolis
  • February 8, 2021 – Washington Seminar Great Gathering In
  • February 9, 2021 – Maryland Day on the Hill
    • September 19 – 26, 2021 – Blind Cruising 2020, Carnival Pride, Departing from Port of Baltimore

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