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For many years, our national president has disseminated information to our members across the United States by way of a short recording highlighting major events of the recent past and approaching future.

For many years, our national president has disseminated information to our members across the United States by way of a short recording highlighting major events of the recent past and approaching future.
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For many years, our national president has disseminated information to our members across the United States by way of a short recording highlighting major events of the recent past and approaching future.

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@NFB_voice

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English

Contact:

410-659-9314


Episodes

June 2019

6/4/2019
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President Riccobono discusses the World Blind Union meeting in Trinidad, NFB summer programs, a special blind parents division seminar in Colorado, new member programs, and the national convention. Executive Director and Convention Chairman John Berggren joins the President to talk about convention logistics. The President also provides updates from our PAC program and Dream Makers Circle.

Duration:00:29:34

May 2019

5/3/2019
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President Riccobono reminds us that we are two months away from our national convention. He also discusses the blindness experience teaching internship, continued calls for advocacy, an NFB investigation of the IRS, and updates from our PAC program and Dream Makers Circle.

Duration:00:21:08

April 2019

4/4/2019
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President Riccobono recaps our protest (#LetUsPlayUs) of In the Dark, a new show on The CW, and also discusses the Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship for first timers, the Distinguished Educator of Blind Students Award, the new Blindness Experience Teaching Internship, our membership efforts, and more.

Duration:00:25:04

March 2019

3/1/2019
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President Riccobono announces that preregistration for the 2019 National Convention is now open. He also discusses the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards, the Marrakesh Treaty, a new series of blind parent podcasts, our latest policy statements, NFB summer programs, the national scholarship program, the Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium, and the Dream Makers Circle.

Duration:00:22:51

Presidential Release #479, February, 2019

2/1/2019
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A monthly message from Mark A. Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind, to be shared with every chapter of the organization. Items covered in the February 2019 release include: * Breaking news from the Washington Seminar #NFBInDC * New and improved Federation website * Promoting NFB summer programs * Launch of pilot testing for HathiTrust access program * A Dream Makers Circle update * Thank you to chapters contributing to our monthly giving program * Federation Family...

Duration:00:20:21

Presidential Release #479 English: January 2019

1/4/2019
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Presidential Release #479: January 2019 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered Happy New Year World Braille Day January 4 Consumer Electronics Show (next week...

Duration:00:30:40

Presidential Release #478 English: December 2018

12/6/2018
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Presidential Release #478: December 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered Holiday greetings Thank you to the record number of blind voters who completed...

Duration:00:24:43

Presidential Release #477: November 2018

11/8/2018
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Presidential Release #477: November 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered Blind voters in the 2018 midterm elections and the need to capture data Alameda...

Duration:00:19:30

Presidential Release #476: October 2018

10/1/2018
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Presidential Release #476: October 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered Meet the Blind Month and White Cane Awareness Day Marrakesh Treaty Implementation...

Duration:00:28:36

Presidential Release #475

9/5/2018
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Presidential Release #475: September 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered It is back-to-school season. Thanks to our relationship with the American...

Duration:00:23:58

Presidential Release #474: August 2018

8/7/2018
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Presidential Release #474: August 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered It's raining in Baltimore. NFB EQ and NFB BELL Academy are taking place this week...

Duration:00:21:46

Presidential Release #473: July 2018

7/17/2018
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Presidential Release #473: July 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered It was a great convention! The numbers were great, energy was inspiring, and the...

Duration:00:22:33

Presidential Release #472: May 2018

5/4/2018
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Presidential Release #472: May 2018 (English Audio) The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization. Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Listen to previous episodes at nfb.org/presidential-releases. Items Covered Discussion of the Federation's ground-breaking settlement with the Centers for...

Duration:00:21:04

Presidential Release #471: April 2018

4/4/2018
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Presidential Release #471: April 2018 Show Notes A monthly message about the activities of the National Federation of the Blind from President Mark A. Riccobono. Items covered this month include: * Seattle joins in the effort to eliminate subminimum wages for people with disabilities * Kenneth Jernigan Scholarships for first-time attendees of the national convention * NFB's Career Mentoring Program * Discussion of the philosophy of the National Federation of the Blind * Federation family...

Duration:00:21:06

Presidential Release #470: March 2018

3/1/2018
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Presidential Release #470: March 2018 Show Notes Every month, President Mark Riccobono provides a brief audio report on the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. Listen now or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Learn more about the National Federation of the Blind at nfb.org or listen to archived episodes at nfb.org/archives-presidential-releases. Items covered in the March 2018 release include: 2018 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention July 3-8...

Duration:00:25:21

Presidential Release #469: February 2018

2/1/2018
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Presidential Release #469: February 2018 Show Notes A monthly message from Mark A. Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind, to be shared with every chapter of the organization. Items covered in the February 2018 release include: The 2018 Washington Seminar Marines and Tet exhibit at the Newseum sponsored by the NFB National Federation of the Blind legal program Notes about the Federation family Resources: Legal program Ride share testing 2018 Jacobus tenBroek...

Duration:00:23:50

Presidential Release #468: January 2018

1/4/2018
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Presidential Release #468: January 2018 Show Notes Every month, President Mark Riccobono provides a brief audio report on the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. Listen now or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Learn more about the National Federation of the Blind at nfb.org or listen to archived episodes at nfb.org/archives-presidential-releases.

Duration:00:27:41

Presidential Release #467: December 2017

12/1/2017
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Presidential Release #467: December 2017 Show Notes Every month, President Mark Riccobono provides a brief audio report on the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. Listen now or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Learn more about the National Federation of the Blind at nfb.org or listen to archived episodes at nfb.org/archives-presidential-releases.

Duration:00:35:11

Presidential Release #466: November 2017

11/1/2017
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Presidential Release #466: November 2017 Show Notes Every month, President Mark Riccobono provides a brief audio report on the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. Listen now or share at your upcoming meeting or event. Learn more about the National Federation of the Blind at nfb.org or listen to archived episodes at nfb.org/archives-presidential-releases.

Duration:00:20:06

Presidential Release #465: October 2017

10/4/2017
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Mark A. Riccobono

Duration:00:23:48