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2022 Public Policy Priorities

We use research and a long history of advocacy experience to shape our policy priorities. In 2022, AFB is advocating for full digital inclusion and looking to the future to build a world of no limits.

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AFB's Advocacy

AFB Letters and Statements

AFB leads advocacy efforts within our priority areas and regularly works with coalitions to achieve common objectives.

Resources for Individual Advocacy

AFB provides some resources to help individuals advocate for themselves on issues within AFB's priority areas. While AFB primarily focuses on federal policies, individuals can tell their own story to everyone from local service agencies to the federal government.

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Blindness Statistics

The Public Policy and Research Institute compiles relevant statistics annually that support our policy asks.

Research Resources

Our policy team relies on research to inform policy proposals and create evidence-based solutions defined by a clear understanding of the issues facing people who are blind or have low vision. These recent research studies are the basis of several of AFB's current policy initiatives.

Meet the Team

Stephanie Enyart, Chief Public Policy and Research Officer

Stephanie Enyart has 20 years’ experience advocating for people with disabilities. She provides strategic leadership for the policy and research functions across the key focus areas of education, employment, aging, and the intersectional issues of technology and transportation.

Sarah Malaier, Senior Advisor, Public Policy and Research

Sarah Malaier leads strategy for the organization's public policy advocacy and contributes to research initiatives through analysis, advocacy, and human subjects protections.