Advocacy

A bearded man looks through a transparent smartphone
April 4, 2017
Want to help? Here are four ways you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people who are blind.
A woman signing behind a podium next to an interpreter
March 31, 2017
At Massachusetts State House, speakers of all ages urged lawmakers to support funding for crucial programs and services.
A young woman who is blind speaks to an older man as people look on.
March 17, 2017
Annual B.L.I.N.D. event shines spotlight on crucial state-funded services for residents with visual impairments.
The governor with Corinne Grousbeck, Dave Power and Paul Saner on the State House Grand Staircase
March 9, 2017
Massachusetts governor urges Commonwealth residents to break down barriers between people who are blind and sighted.
An advertisement hanging inside a subway car
January 27, 2017
New MBTA ad campaign from Perkins highlights the incredible talents and abilities of people with blindness.
Jaimi Lard greets people taking a tour of Perkins School for the Blind
January 17, 2017
Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, answers questions about what it’s like to live without vision or hearing.
A boarding area at Logan Airport, with overhead video monitors showing a BlindNewWorld video.
December 28, 2016
Thought-provoking videos will reach millions of travelers with message of understanding and inclusion.
Marianne Riggio of Perkins International receives the Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for her service to the deafblind community. Pictured left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Riggio; and Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
December 6, 2016
Marianne Riggio receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for service to deafblind community.
Helen Keller talking with 3 kids.
November 28, 2016
Helen Keller’s remarkable legacy of generosity and advocacy can inspire us all.
Perkins alum Don Deignan uses his wheelchair at the Rhode Island Famine Memorial, which is surrounded by green trees.
November 14, 2016
Historian Don Deignan has dedicated his life to commemorating Irish history and advocating for disability rights.

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