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ACB Convention

This month, learn about the upcoming virtual conference and convention of the American Council of the Blind. The conference dates are July 16 - 23, 2021.

ACB looks back at 2020 and ahead to 2021

Mar 5, 2021

This month, ACB President Dan Spoone opens the annual DC Leadership Conference with a review of the organizations accomplishments over the past year. And, get a peak at what's in store during the virtual conference and convention of the American Council of the Blind.

This month we'll hear APH Talking Book narrator Erin Jones describe her job and its challenges from the last virtual ACB Conference & Convention.  Plus, we'll have an announcement about the NEW DATES for the 2021 Virtual ACB Conference and Convention.

NEW DATES: July 16-July 23.

Most of us have heard of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, but many people know very little about it.  In other news:  just exactly what is IRPS?  Find out about FFB and the Information, Referral and Peer Support (IRPS) program from the ACB Virtual Conference and Convention on this edition of ACB Reports for September, 2020.

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This month on ACB Reports, ACB president Dan Spoone opens the 59th annual conference and convention of the American Council of the Blind with his report to the organization.

ACB: A Path to the Future, July 3-10, 2020

Due to the ever-changing restrictions involving the Coronavirus and The American Council of the Blind’s concern for everyone's health and safety, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person 2020 Conference and Convention in Schaumburg, IL.  But fear not, you can register to attend virtually, beginning May 21st (ACB members), or May 28th (non-members). Registration closes June 21st.

ACB Reports for May 2020

May 5, 2020

This month we'll hear information about the 2020 virtual conference and convention of the ACB.  We'll also hear some important economic recovery information and what ACB and other disability organizations are saying to congress about accessible absentee voting.  Mike Duke reports from the at home "closet studio."

ACB member Mike Duke, host of ACB Reports shares this information during this pandemic. Although the physical conference and convention of the American Council of the Blind has been canceled, plans are being made to hold a virtual conference over the same week. Details, along with a visit to the show archives this month on ACB Reports.

2019 National Conference & Convention Program: Volume 1 | American ...

At the Rochester Conference and Convention of the ACB, President Kim Charlson gave her final Presidential address, new officers and board members were elected, and changes in ACB Radio were announced.  Tune in to find out how you can listen to ACB Radio and ACB Mainstream on your Amazon Alexa personal assistant device.