We need your help to ensure that people who are blind have equal access to education, employment, technology and every other area of life. Take action today, and help break down barriers for people with visual impairments.
Perkins School for the Blind, as co-chair of the InterAction Disability Working Group, has released a study that found people with disabilities are most often left out of projects funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Stand up for the right to read and urge government ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty. Hundreds of millions of people with vision and other disabilities lack basic access to the written word. This treaty will facilitate the flow of accessible print media across borders, empowering all who read in alternative formats.
It’s time to change the way the world sees. Join BlindNewWorld, the first-ever blind awareness social change campaign, and help us create a kinder, more inclusive world for people who are blind. Sponsored by Perkins, BlindNewWorld is tackling the sighted population’s misperceptions about blindness and revealing the limitless potential and capability the blind population holds.
If you’re a person with blindness or low vision, you can add value to just about any organization. If you’re an employer looking to diversify your workforce and increase productivity, a number of job-ready candidates are eager to work with you.