National Federation of the Blind of Oregon

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In Oregon the NFB Braille Education for Literacy and Learning BELL Program will take place in Portland July 20-31, 2015 at Portland Montessori School. Watch a UTube video, download a flyer and get much more information about the 2015 NFB BELL Program in Oregon.



NFB of Oregon 2015 college scholarship application is now available.

The National Federation of the Blind of Oregon will award up to 5 scholarships to qualified applicants in 2015.  There may be 2 scholarships awarded in the amount of $2,000; 2 in the amount of $3,000; and 1 in the amount of $5,000.  The Len Hannon Scholarship, (named for a
former leader in the Oregon State Legislature and friend of the National Federation of the Blind of Oregon) may be awarded to an individual who has been a winner in the past and continues to make a difference in the lives of blind people.  The Len Hannon Scholarship, if awarded, may be for any of the monetary denominations deemed appropriate by the Scholarship Committee.

Learn more about the 2015 NFB of Oregon Scholarship Program here…
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Welcome! We are National Federation of the Blind of Oregon (NFB of Oregon), an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind. Established in 1971, NFB of Oregon has been active in changing the lives of blind oregonians. NFB of Oregon carries on its work through chapters, divisions and groups. These various bodies provide support, information, and resources regarding a wide range of professions, recreational activities, special interests, legislative issues, fundraising projects, and other areas related to blindness.

With more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States.  The NFB improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.  It is the leading force in the blindness field today and the voice of the nation's
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blind.  In January 2004 the NFB opened the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, the first research and training center in the United States for the blind led by the blind.

The NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters.



To hear this One Minute Message of the National Federation of the Blind, click the play button to the right —>



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.




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National Federation of the Blind
of Oregon. Since 1971, an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind.

State President Carla McQuillan.

Affiliate office telephone, 541-653-9153.
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, pacific time.

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