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ACB conference and convention is coming!

ACB’s annual event is coming soon, both in person in Schaumburg, Illinois and virtually on Zoom.  Find more details here.  Registration opens for ACB members on May 18, and to everyone on May 25.  You must be an ACB member on May 21 to be eligible to vote.  The virtual business proceedings begin on June 19 and the in-person event runs June 30 thru July 7, 2023.  ACB members can access their account here.

It’s not too late to “GiveBIG”

Thanks to all those who generously donated to WCB during the GiveBIG 2023 online event!  We had 60 unique donors with a 39% retention rate for returning donors.  We’re just over halfway to our goal, and it’s not too late to be a part of continuing WCB’s mission in the state.  Donate to WCB or pick a chapter to share in the results by donating from a chapter-specific fundraising page.

Click here to take a look at the Seattle Times article published on April 23 about daily tasks and challeges for blind and visually impaired people.

Attention legally blind post-secondary students

WCB’s 2023 Scholarship program is now receiving applications!  Don’t delay — the application period will close on June 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM. If you have questions or need assistance please contact Kim L. Moberg at awardscholarship123@gmail.com

Click here to apply https://forms.gle/e5CucmRPqe8wgDdv9

Mission of the Washington Council of the Blind

Washington Council of the Blind is committed to promoting opportunity, equality and independence within the blind and visually impaired community through education, public awareness, and advocacy.

Statewide chapters keep you connected

With eighteen chapters and special interest affiliates, WCB has many opportunities for local activities and advocacy.  Make your voice heard.  To find a chapter near you visit our Chapters page or call 800-255-1147.

Join WCB online today or find a chapter near you

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