[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: Coming up Wednesday: Accessible Community, Culture and Tech Fair at New York Public Library

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Mon Nov 5 13:53:20 UTC 2018

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>From: Chancey Fleet <chancey.fleet at gmail.com>
>Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 07:43:28 -0500
>Subject: Coming up Wednesday: Accessible 
>Community, Culture and Tech Fair at New York Public Library
>Cc: MRiccobono at nfb.org
>To: dandrews at visi.com
>Curated by the Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking 
>Book Library 
><outlook-data-detector://2>Wednesday November 
>7th, 12:30 – 5:00 PM in the New York Publicc 
>Library’s 42nd Street flagship building!
>Join us in the fair’s new location: The 
>Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, entrance on 42nd 
>street, just west of 5th Avenue, in the beautiful Bartos Forum.
>The Fair brings together representatives  from 
>educational, employment, advocacy, arts, 
>recreation, technology, and support 
>organizations; fun accessible art activities; 
>hands-on demos of new accessible  technology; 
>speakers on employment resources.
>You’ll also meet the library’s accessible 
>tech team who will introduce you to the 
>Dimensions project for patron-created tactile 
>graphics and 3d prints; the Blind Arduino 
>Project; and opportunities to join our growing 
>community of technology and braille coaches and learners.
>This year’s ttheme is skillbuilding, volunteering and employment!
>New! Verbally Described touch tours of the 
>historic Stephen A Schwarzman building will be 
>offered <outlook-data-detector://5>at 2:15 PM 
>and <outlook-data-detector://6>4:15 PM
>Free! No registration needed.
>This years' featured organizations include: (*s denote first time tablers)
>*Center for Independence for the Disabled New 
>York (CIDNY), National Federation of the Blind 
>of New York, Whitney Museum, Intrepid Sea Air 
>and Space Museum, Lighthouse Guild, NYC Offic e 
>of Emergency Management, NYC Mayor's Office for 
>People with Disabilities, *Dorot, Intersection 
>(LinkNYC), Metropolitan Museum of Art, Computing 
>Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP), 
>Brooklyn Museum, Lincoln Center for the 
>Performing Arts, Bookshare, *Catholic Charities 
>Guild of New York, *Xavier Society for the 
>Blind, Eye Assist LLC, *Brooklyn Public 
>Library's Inclusive Services, NYC Parks and 
>Recreation, Origami Therapy Association, CTECH, 
>Tenement Museum, Visions Services for the Blind, 
>*NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, *New York 
>Transit Museum, Independence Science, Google 
>inc., *Queens Museum, NYS Commission for the 
>Blind, Guide Dog Users of New York, Pedestrians 
>for Accessible and Safe Streets, *The Noguchi 
>Museum, *Lewis Latimer House Museum, *3Doodler, 
>Museum of Modern Art, Single Stop, Greater New 
>York Council of the Blind, AT Guys, and more to come...
>Lastly, here’s a shareable link. As we 
>celebrate accessibility with Patience and 
>Fortitude at our flagship location, we hope 
>you’ll considering bringing a friend and 
>sharing this news with folks who aren’t online. See you at the fair!
>Life is short and dictation is faster. Any errors brought to you by iPhone.
>Chancey Fleet
>Mobile: 347-632-8383 (texts preferred)

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