[Nfbnet-members-list] Upcoming Federation Virtual Events This Week

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Stay Connected: Join Upcoming Virtual Federation Meetings

The National Federation of the Blind continues to connect and protect blind people through our nationwide network. This message provides information about valuable virtual gatherings around the Federation that are open to everyone.

Presidential Release LIVE #493

Thursday, April 2 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | Join this national teleconference with President Mark Riccobono as he delivers the April Presidential Release (#493) of the National Federation of the Blind. After the President’s remarks, there is opportunity for questions and answers. This is a unique national forum to share the work of the organization and answer some questions that might be on the minds of blind Americans. Send your questions in advance to cdanielsen at nfb.org<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16450&qid=3427851> and put PR493 in the subject line. Zoom Meeting ID: 236 891 8214

Monday, March 30
5:30 p.m. EDT | NFB of New York: Your Ideas and Concerns

Talk through ideas and concerns during the COVID-19 emergency with Mike Robinson, President, NFB of New York. Zoom Meeting ID: 528 850 6207

7:00 p.m. EDT | NFB of Colorado: Blind Merchant Monday

Learn about what has been one of the most successful and lucrative employment opportunities for blind people with Nicky Gacos, President, National Association of Blind Merchants, an NFB division. Zoom Meeting ID: 595 506 6474

7:40 p.m. EDT |NFB Krafters Division: Weekly Craft Meeting

Join this weekly crafting discussion. Call in number: 786-577-1020.  Access code: 614370#

Tuesday, March 31
8:30 a.m. EDT | Accessibility Boutique<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16446&qid=3427851>

Learn about the procurement of accessible software for the office with access tech specialist Matt Hackert. Registration required.

7:00 p.m. EDT | NFB of Colorado: Story Time with the Blind History Lady

Hear stories of our blind ancestors with Peggy Chong. Zoom Meeting ID: 595 506 6474

Wednesday, April 1
5:30 p.m. EDT | NFB of New York: Staying Mentally Healthy

Join this discussion with Arthur Jacobs of NFBNYC Chapter. Zoom Meeting ID: 528 850 6207

7:00 p.m. EDT | NFB of Colorado: Workout Wednesday

For all levels of yoga; wear comfy clothes, bring a mat or towel, and get ready for a great work out with Julie Hill. Zoom Meeting ID: 595 506 6474

Thursday, April 2
11:00 a.m. EDT | Distance Education<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16447&qid=3427851>: Interactive Zoom Lesson

For this week’s lesson, make scented play dough with us, a classic NFB BELL® Academy lesson. Zoom Meeting ID: 520 172 3847

7:00 p.m. EDT | NFB of Colorado: Active Kiddos During COVID-19

Parents of Blind Children, blind parents, or people in charge of the entertainment of kiddos during COVID-19, discuss ways to keep kids educated and entertained while at home. Zoom Meeting ID: 595 506 6474

8:00 p.m. EDT | Presidential Release<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16448&qid=3427851> LIVE

Join this first-time experience where the President of the Federation delivers the monthly message with a live audience present. Zoom Meeting ID: 236 891 8214

Friday, April 3
5:30 p.m. EDT | NFB of New York: Distance Learning Challenges

Join this discussion with Chancey Fleet, Vice-President, NFB of New York and Justin Young, President, NFB of New York Student Division. Zoom Meeting ID: 528 850 6207

7:00 p.m. EDT | NFB of Colorado: What Does “Live the Life You Want” Really Mean

Join President Mark Riccobono for a discussion of our tag line “Live the Life You Want.”  Bring questions, comments, and ideas! Zoom Meeting ID: 595 506 6474

Join a Zoom Meeting

To join a Zoom meeting via web or phone, add the corresponding meeting ID listed for the event you are joining. For an accessible tutorial of the Zoom platform, access the audiobook, Meet Me in the Cloud<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16449&qid=3427851>.



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If you know about an upcoming Federation virtual meeting to share. Please send the details to communicationsteam at nfb.org<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16444&qid=3427851>.

If you know of a blind person who is facing adversity because of COVID-19 please email nfb at nfb.org<https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=16438&qid=3427851>.

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