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.

National Industries for the Blind Recognizes National Employees of the Year

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, honored Pam Chesser, winner of the 2020 Peter J. Salmon Award, and Sarah Heesen, winner of the 2020 Milton J. Samuelson Award, at a virtual awards ceremony during the 2021 NIB/National Association for the Employment of People Who Are […]

New National Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Workplace Accessibility and Diversity

Eighty-eight percent of Americans want companies to prioritize accessibility for people who are blind or visually impaired A new nationwide survey commissioned by National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, found that the majority of Americans want workplaces to prioritize diversity, including hiring people who are […]

National Industries for the Blind Releases Nationwide Public Service Announcement Highlighting the Capabilities of People Who Are Blind

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, recently launched “Hire Me,” a public service announcement (PSA) that aims to dispel misconceptions about the capabilities of people who are blind in the workplace and encourage private and public employers to hire them.   “NIB has been a leader in supporting the employment […]

New Enterprise Tackles Workforce Diversity Challenges

NSITE launches to connect employers seeking diverse talent with people who are blind, visually impaired, and/or veterans ALEXANDRIA, VA, January 12, 2021 — As more employers recognize the positive impact a diverse workforce can have on innovation and productivity, NSITE, an enterprise launching today, is poised to become a go-to resource for employers seeking to […]

National Industries for the Blind Recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Alexandria, Virginia – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, is recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) throughout October. Now in its 75th year, the annual observance celebrates the workplace contributions of employees with disabilities and the value they bring to their organizations. To continue […]