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100 Years of Impact

September 23 marked the official centennial of the American Foundation for the Blind's founding. Thank you to our allies and supporters who have joined us in promoting accessibility, equity, and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired.

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Take Action to Support the Disability Access to Transportation Act!

Over the last two years, AFB has been working hard to ensure that the next surface transportation reauthorization acknowledges and addresses some of the transportation needs facing people who are blind or have low vision.

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AFB Centennial Celebrations

We've been changing the world for 100 years—be part of what the future holds!

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Expanding Possibilities

Learn more about AFB's new strategic direction.