Press Releases

NIB reinforces its message by connecting with the media around the country, both as an organization and on behalf of our associated nonprofit agencies. Below are our most recent media releases.

For all media inquiries, email us at media@nib.org.

Director, Veterans Affairs Contracts and Public Policy, at Visually Impaired Advancement Gary Wagner Recently Joined Others on Capitol Hill Advocating on Behalf of National Industries for the Blind

Jobless rate for people with a disability is more than twice the rate for those without a disability ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 21, 2024— Recently, Gary Wagner, director, veterans affairs (VA) contracts and public policy at Visually Impaired Advancement in Buffalo, joined a large group of National Industries for the Blind Advocates for Leadership and Employment […]

Executive Vice President of Bosma Enterprises Lise Pace Joined Others on Capitol Hill to Advocate on Behalf of National Industries for the Blind

Jobless rate for people with a disability is more than twice the rate for those without a disability ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 20, 2024 — Recently, Lise Pace, executive vice president of Bosma Enterprises in Indianapolis, joined a large group of National Industries for the Blind (NIB) Advocates for Leadership and Employment on Capitol Hill. The […]

National Industries for the Blind Names Soraya Correa as New President and CEO

Current President and CEO Kevin Lynch will retire in April after 30 years with NIB   ALEXANDRIA, Va.—National Industries for the Blind, the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, announced that Soraya Correa will be the organization’s next president and CEO, following an extensive nationwide search. Kevin Lynch, who has been NIB […]

January is National Braille Literacy Month and National Industries for the Blind Recognizes the Relevance of the 200-Year-Old Communications Tool

Even with growing technologies to assist those who are blind or vision impaired, braille is still practical ALEXANDRIA, Va.—National Industries for the Blind, the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, is celebrating National Braille Literacy Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017 approximately six million Americans reported […]