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Live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back! Pledge to participate actively in the efforts of the National Federation of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind; to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its constitution.”

Spring 2022 buckeye bulletin

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Listen to NFB of Ohio 2021 Convention

The NFB Ohio 75th State Convention, coined “Back to the basics”, was held November 5th and 6th, 2021, online via zoom Conference.
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Listen to March 8 Discussion with NFB Women Leaders

To commemorate National women’s Day, The NFB of Ohio held a discussion, “Women Taking the Lead, In the Life of an Affiliate President”, with four state affiliate presidents on March 8 via zoom Conference.
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2022 NFBO State Scholarships

In the fall of 2022, NFBO will offer scholarships to outstanding blind students who currently live in, or are attending college in, the state of Ohio during the 2022-2023 academic school year.

Scholarship winners must attend the entire National Federation of the Blind of Ohio (NFBO) state convention during the month of November and participate in all activities sponsored by the Ohio Association of Blind Students (OABS). In addition, scholarship winners will be required to meet with the Scholarship Committee during the state convention.

Scholarship winners will be notified no later than August 15, 2022. All convention expenses will be provided for each scholarship winner. These expenses will include, transportation, hotel accommodations, registration, and banquet fees. Applicants do not need to be members of NFBO to apply for these scholarships.

To be eligible for these scholarships, all applicants shall:

  • Be certified as being legally blind.
  • Be a resident of the state of Ohio or be a full-time student at an Ohio college or university.
  • Be pursuing a full-time postsecondary course of study during the 2022-2023 academic school year.
  • Participate in the entire NFBO 2022 state convention and all scheduled OABS activities.
  • Complete all application requirements by Monday May 30, 2022, no later than 11:59 p.m.

Please make sure all applications are complete. The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio’s scholarship committee does not accept responsibility for incomplete applications. Each application will be reviewed by the committee, and candidates will be notified of their awards by e-mail. All decisions made by the scholarship committee are final. Questions should be directed to:
Jordy D. Stringer, Chairman, Scholarship Committee, National Federation of the Blind of Ohio
Email Jordy D. Stringer, or call 614-531-3945

Click Here to Begin and Complete the 2022 NFB Ohio Scholarship Application Form

NFB Ohio Resolutions

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We Welcome All!

The National Federation of the Blind does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic or intersectionality of characteristics.


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Solutions for Vision Loss Monthly Teleconference

Join our monthly Sharing Solutions for Vision Loss teleconference, every third Sunday at 7PM Eastern via zoom Conference We address every aspect of living with vision loss. Callers share tips, tricks, and techniques for continuing to live the life you want.

Covid-19 Vaccines Q&A

NFB Ohio hosted a Discussion on COVID-19, March 15, 2021. Laurie Pfahler, Community/Transition Nurse and Rebecca Margevicius, Pharmacist with Southwest General Hospital in Cleveland answered important questions about corona virus vaccines.

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