Today’s date is: Tuesday September 2nd 2014
The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can have the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.
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The National Federation of the Blind of Oklahoma (NFBOK) is a proud Affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). We have chapters and divisions across the state of Oklahoma. Membership is open to the blind of oklahoma, parents of blind children, blindness professionals, as well as family and friends of the blind. For more information about our chapters and divisions, please explore our site. If you have questions or would like more information, please use our contact page.
With more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. The NFB improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence. It is the leading force in the blindness field today and the voice of the nation's blind. In January 2004 the NFB opened the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute located in Baltimore, MD, , the first research and training center in the United States for the blind led by the blind.
The NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters. To learn more about the NFB and its programs, please visit The National Federation of the Blind Home Page. (External Link Opens in New Window)
The mission of the National Federation of the Blind of Oklahoma is to achieve widespread emotional acceptance and intellectual understanding that the real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight but the misconceptions and lack of information which exist. We do this by bringing blind people together to share successes, to support each other in times of failure, and to create imaginative solutions.
I pledge to participate actively in the effort of the National Federation of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind; to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its constitution.
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