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.

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Artificial Intelligence is Making a Big Difference for People who are Blind

Google rolls out accessibility tools during National Disability Employment Awareness Month   ALEXANDRIA, Va.—October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, with the 2023 theme of “Advancing Access and Equity.” National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employer of people who are blind, celebrates the contributions of individuals who are blind year-round. This month, […]

National Industries for the Blind National Conference Features World-Renowned Blind Painter

Working with 73 employees who are blind from across the U.S. to create a special art project   ALEXANDRIA, Va.—National Industries for the Blind will hold its national conference at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City (2799 Richmond Hwy., Arlington, Va. 22202) on October 9-12 (view the full agenda here) in partnership with the National Association […]

Following the Great Resignation, Workers Who Are Blind Wait for Employment Opportunities

National Industries for the Blind encourages employers to hire   ALEXANDRIA, Va.—National Industries for the Blind (NIB) recently held a day on the Hill with 100 professionals from NIB associated nonprofit agencies across the U.S. The purpose was to speak with members of Congress about supporting employment of the blind. As employment rates have stabilized […]