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  • Recognizing the 75Th Anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind

    by Representative Chaka Fattah

    Posted on 2015-01-27

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    FATTAH of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Mr. FATTAH. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the National Federation of the Blind.

    For 75 years NFB has served as the voice of the blind in Washington and through their affiliate organizations in every state across the country. I congratulate them on this milestone of service, their advocacy efforts on behalf of blind Americans, and their continued work to make our communities more just, equal, and safe for blind individuals.

    As the largest organization of blind and low-vision people in the country, NFB works day in and day out to change what it means to be blind and to help realize the complete integration of blind individuals into society.

    On this 75th anniversary, I join in celebrating the National Federation of the Blind's long-list of achievements and look forward to their continued success representing the million-plus blind individuals in the United States.


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