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People Who Are Blind Equip the Military

People Who Are Blind Equip the Military

Story distributed by North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) news service; November 22, 2013.

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Survey Reveals Myths and Misconceptions Abundant Among Hiring Managers About the Capabilities of People Who Are Visually Impaired

Survey Reveals Myths and Misconceptions Abundant Among Hiring Managers About the Capabilities of People Who Are Visually Impaired

Opinion piece by NIB President and CEO Kevin Lynch in Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness special issue on transition and employment; November/December 2013.

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Enhancing Independence for People Who Are Blind

Enhancing Independence for People Who Are Blind

Diversity Journal Q&A about NIB; December 4, 2013

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New Broom Sweeps Clean

New Broom Sweeps Clean

Stars and Stripes article about SKILCRAFT products; January 10, 2014.

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National Industries for the Blind Celebrates Milestone at New York City Event

June 28, 2013, NEW YORK, NY — National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, marked the 75th anniversary of the formation of NIB and the passage of the Wagner-O’Day Act at an event in New York City. Representatives from its associated nonprofit agencies, corporate and government partners and elected officials joined NIB at Lighthouse International in Manhattan to honor the historic milestone.

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National Industries for the Blind Announces Second Class of Advocates for Leadership and Employment

October 17, 2013, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, announced its second class of Advocates for Leadership and Employment. Nine employees who are blind from NIB associated agencies were selected to help raise awareness among elected officials and educate employers about the capabilities of people who are blind.

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New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who Are Blind Names New Executive Director

April 25, 2013, Albany, NY – New York State Preferred Source Program (NYSPSP) for People Who Are Blind, an initiative that creates and sustains employment for New Yorkers who are blind, named Carrie Laney as the program’s new executive director. Laney begins her new role this week.

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National Industries for the Blind Ranks Among Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the Nation

APRIL 1, 2013, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, was named one of the best nonprofits for which to work in the nation by The NonProfit Times.

The NonProfit Times' 2013 “Best Nonprofits To Work For” study is a comprehensive assessment of how employees perceive their jobs, covering topics that range from leadership and compensation, to teamwork and work-life balance.

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National Industries for the Blind Marks 75 Years of Creating Employment Opportunities for People Who are Blind

New Survey Reveals More Education Needed to Reduce High Unemployment Among People Who Are Blind

Alexandria, VA, March 19, 2013 – This year marks the 75th anniversary of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment and training resource for people who are blind. This milestone is a timely opportunity to raise awareness about the capabilities of this highly-skilled yet often misunderstood workforce.

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America's Best-Kept Manufacturing Secret

America's Best-Kept Manufacturing Secret

Article in the Outdoor Retailer Daily (Day 3) from the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market; January 25, 2013

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