Applications for the 2019 NFB National Scholarship Program is now open! Students have the opportunity to win anywhere between $3,000 and $12,000 in scholarships! Learn more at www.nfb.org/scholarships.
Each year hundreds of Federationists attend the Washington Seminar. There are seminars, workshops, committee meetings, and most importantly an opportunity to present the priority issues requiring congressional attention over the coming year. If you need financial assistance to attend, please complete the NFB of Iowa's Washington Seminar Financial Assistance Request Form at http://nfbi.org/2019-washington-seminar-financial-assistance-request-form by December 11, 2019.
Each year the National Federation of the Blind holds its national convention. More than 3,000 delegates participate from across the United States as well as many foreign countries.
AIRA NFB Plans
There are now two Aira plans available to members of the National Federation of the Blind only.
- Thirty minutes a month for $20.00
- One hundred and forty minutes per month for $99.00 (This plan includes the Austria glasses, allows for minute sharing, permits purchasing additional non-expiring minutes if one is running short, and lets members get credit for referrals.)
Call an Aira agent (800-835-1934) to subscribe or visit the Aira website at https://aira.io/nfb.
Beware of Scam Emails
We have received several calls and emails over the last few days asking about emails that look like they are coming from President scott Van Gorp or other members of the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa.