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NEW SAAVI COMMUNITY GROUP

A new program at SAAVI in Phoenix is the SAAVI Community Group. It starts up 5/07 and runs every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00.

Explore the different program services that are available through SAAVI Services for the Blind. Learn new skills to remain independent and meet other blind/visually impaired people who are also adjusting to changes in their vision. Call 602-795-0195 for details.



ARIZONA YOUTH LEADERSHIP FORUM APPLICATION DEADLINE

The Arizona Youth Leadership Forum will run for five separate sessions in 2019. The sessions are scheduled for Tsaile, Yuma, Prescott, Phoenix, and Tucson starting June 5 into mid-July 2019, and the application deadline for all is April 30. Contact Mellie Santora at 602-425-5135 or mellie@diverseabilityincorporated.org, or go to azylf.org.

 

FOUR ARIZONA CONVENTIONS

5/03 Friday 8:30 a.m.
The ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND 2019 STATE CONVENTION will be held at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 3100 East Roosevelt Street in Phoenix. Registration deadline is Friday 4/26. For more information contact Lindsey McHugh at lindseymchugh@gmail.com.

7/06 Saturday through 7/11 Thursday
The AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION will be held in Rochester, New York. To subscribe to the announcement list, send a blank email to acbconvention-subscribe@acblists.org. Contact Janet Dickelman at 651-428-5059 or janet.dickelman@gmail.com.

7/07 Sunday through 7/12 Friday
The 2019 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND NATIONAL CONVENTION will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Contact the NFB at 410-659-9314 or nfb@nfb.org.

9/02-ish
The NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF ARIZONA STATE CONVENTION will be held in Phoenix around and about Labor Day this coming early September. Date details here when they finalize them. Contact Bob Krezmer at 520-733-5894 or krezguy @cox.net

SOME NEWSLETTERS

NLS Blind and Physically Handicapped Newsletter Oct-Dec 2018 Web
NLS Blind and Physically Handicapped Newsletter Oct-Dec 2018 PDF
NFB Imagineering Our Future E-mail signup page
NFB Imagineering Our Future June 2019 web
ACB Braille Forum March 2019 web
ACB Braille Forum March 2019 web plain text
ACB Dots and Dashes April 2019 web
ACB E-Forum February 2019 web
NFB Braille Monitor E-mail signup page
NFB Braille Monitor April 2019 web
AZ Talking Book News Fall December 2018 Text
The Blind Perspective April 2019 audio
The Blind Perspective April 2019 web
Lions Vision and Hearing Newsletter Q1 2019 download
Lions Canyon State Lion April 2019 download.


BELL ACADEMY

The NFB Bell Academy sessions will again be held at SAAVI this year. It will start 5/27 Monday in Tucson and on 7/22 Monday in Phoenix, all daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact Amy Porterfield at 520-795-1331 or aporterfield@saavi.us.