[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: Coming up Wednesday: Accessible Community, Culture and Tech Fair at New York Public Library
dandrews at visi.com
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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
>7th, 12:30 5:00 PM in the New York Publicc
>Libraryâs 42nd Street flagship building!
>Join us in the fairâs 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.
>Youâll also meet the libraryâs 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 yearâs 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, hereâs a shareable link. As we
>celebrate accessibility with Patience and
>Fortitude at our flagship location, we hope
>youâll considering bringing a friend and
>sharing this news with folks who arenât online. See you at the fair!
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>Mobile: 347-632-8383 (texts preferred)
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