Advocacy

Andrea Bocelli, Mary Ingalls, Gordon Gund, Thomas Gore, Sonora Carver and Daniel Kish
January 30, 2015
Can people who are blind be U.S. Senators, literary inspirations, horse divers, echolocation experts, professional sports owners? You bet!
Dave Power delivering TEDxBeaconStreet talk.
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Woman assisting man with cane to cross the street.
November 25, 2014
Make your next interaction with someone who is visually impaired easier and more comfortable – for both of you.
MassChallenge Awards logo
October 27, 2014
Perkins and MassChallenge want to ensure that new innovative concepts are allowed to become a reality.
Brian Charlson, Mary Lou Maloney and Kim Charlson
October 24, 2014
Kim and Brian Charlson received the Mary Lou Maloney Award from the Disability Policy Consortium.
A job seeker shakes hands with an employer from WilmerHale.
October 17, 2014
At the fourth annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments, held at the Radcliffe Institute on October 16, adults who are blind or visually impaired were able to meet with employers from across the state.
Kim Charlson
October 17, 2014
The American Council of the Blind’s first female president is also Perkins’ winningest advocate: Kim Charlson
Perkins’ brand-new President and CEO Dave Power
October 16, 2014
Dave Power, parent of a son who is deafblind and former high-tech executive, brings a unique perspective to new role as Perkins’ President and CEO.
Perkins International Director Dr. W. Aubrey Webson.
October 2, 2014
Dr. W. Aubrey Webson to represent Antigua and Barbuda.
Disability Policy Consortium Executive Director John Winske and Perkins CEO and President Dave Power greeting Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.
June 26, 2014
Seven candidates for Massachusetts governor spent time at Perkins on June 26 discussing a range of issues facing the disability community.

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