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National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts Updates

NFBMA 2019 convention

Please remember that this is the last week to register for your hotel rooms. Either call 617-567-5000 or click here.

Attention students: If you are planning to stay in the hotel, please contact me to arrange for your stay, as we pay for student rooms as long as you agree to room with other students.

If you have trouble or need assistance, call Amy Ruell at 781-267-4432 or send email to aruell@comcast.net.

You may find the NFBMA 2019 convention agenda on this page; simply scroll to the bottom or search for docx.

Resolution 2018-1

The National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts strongly opposes any efforts to consolidate the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind with any other agencies; read the resolution here.

Who We Are

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

The National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts has thriving chapters in Cambridge (metro Boston) and Springfield, and members from across the state. We have a vibrant group of blind students who attend high schools and colleges, both private and public. We are parents, teachers, lawyers, social workers, entrepreneurs and many other successful people--who just happen to be blind. We all work together to support each other and improve the lives of blind people all over the commonwealth. We hope to see you at one of our events soon!