Civil Rights For The Blind

National Federation of the Blind Comments on State of the Union Address

February 13, 2013

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, commented today on the State of the Union address delivered by President Obama yesterday evening, focusing particularly on the president’s call for a raise in the federal minimum wage.


Americans with Disabilities to Protest Goodwill's Subminimum Wages

August 20, 2012

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the oldest and largest organizations of Americans with disabilities, announced that it, along with other organizations of people with disabilities, will conduct over eighty coordinated nationwide protests in front of thrift stores operated by Goodwill Industries International, Inc., the nonprofit manufacturer and retailer.


President signs Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

January 5, 2011

The National Federation of the Blind commended President Barack Obama for signing into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841), which will protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury as a result of silent vehicle technology.