In Our State
NFB BELL In Minnesota, August 7-18
The NFB BELL Academy—which stands for National Federation of the Blind Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning®—helps blind and low-vision children develop the literacy skills that will empower them to achieve their academic goals and live the lives they want.Learn More
We are pleased to announce our 2023 Joyce and Tom Scanlan scholarship program for students in Minnesota. Qualified students should apply by April 15.Apply now
Organized by geographic area, our members gather monthly in (now virtual) meetings throughout the state.Attend a Meeting
From Our National Community
The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing our leadership and establishing each year's organizational priorities.Attend convention!
Free White Cane Program
The National Federation of the Blind has distributed more than 64,000 free white canes since 2008.Get a white cane!
The Braille Monitor is the flagship publication of the National Federation of the Blind.Read the monitor!
Join Minnesota Seniors with Vision Loss for our Possibilities Fair
Too often, blindness and vision loss keeps seniors from living the independent, productive lives that they want for themselves. Join us on Tuesday, June 15 to meet and learn from one another.Register Now
RESOURCES & MORE
Located in the Twin Cities, one of the nation’s top-three training centers for blind people teaches the skills of daily living, braille literacy, cane travel, and assistive technology.Learn More
Our student-led organization teaches the skills of self-advocacy and hosts fun socials that equip blind and low-vision students with a powerful network.Learn More
Adjusting to life with vision loss can be a challenge, and our network has helped hundreds of people learn to live independently.Learn More
NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, or print-disabled that offers access to publications, job listings, and more.Learn More