AFB announces 2012 access awards call for Nominations

Americas, September 5 2011

New York: The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)  announced its official call for nominations for the 2012 Access Awards, which honor individuals, corporations and organizations that eliminate or substantially reduce inequities faced by people who are blind or visually impaired.

Nominations for the AFB Access Awards should illustrate an exceptional and innovative effort that has improved the lives of blind people by enhancing access to information, the environment, technology, education or employment, including making mainstream products and services accessible. The effort should be one that has national impact or can serve as a model for replication on a national level.

Letters of nomination addressing the above criteria should be emailed to Marc Grossman, AFB, 2012 Access Awards Committee,

Nominations must be received no later than Monday, November 14, 2011.

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