Welcome to the ACB Voices Blog, a collection of stories and news from the American Council of the Blind. The following pages provide a glimpse into the lives of Americans who are blind and visually impaired, as well as offer helpful guidance and resources for fostering community growth and advocacy.
By Gabriel Lopez Kafati (he/him/his), President of ACB’s Affiliate Blind LGBT Pride International September 15, 1821: A day of jubilee for the 5 sister nations of Central America. 5 nations that make up the heart of the American continent: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. This was the day in which they gained
By Linda Yacks It was a beautiful sunny afternoon in Wheat Ridge, Colo. My partner and I rode the number-100 bus from the Federal Center after work to 44th and Kipling, where we disembarked and headed south. At 44th Avenue, we turned to face west in preparation to cross Kipling, a busy street. Since this was long
By Mary Haroyan I have been a member of the Multicultural Affairs Committee (MCAC) since 2019, joining after the ACB national convention in Rochester. I am a white woman of Armenian descent and had always felt drawn toward the events that the committee had sponsored at past national conventions. Peggy Garrett, who was MCAC Chair, assisted me
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