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 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 […]

Statement from National Industries for the Blind on the Passage of H.R. 4920 and Signing Into Law by the President

August 10, 2020—“National Industries for the Blind (NIB) applauds the passage of H.R. 4920 by Congress late last month, and its signing into law this weekend by President Donald Trump. This legislation helps preserve employment for hundreds of people who are blind nationwide, including veterans who are blind, who manufacture products and provide services for […]

National Industries for the Blind Awards Gidget Hopf Its Highest Honor for Growing Employment Opportunities for People Who Are Blind

Alexandria, Virginia—National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, will recognize Dr. A. Gidget Hopf with its highest honor, the R.B. Irwin Award, for her career achievements creating employment opportunities for people who are blind. The award honors the recently retired leader of NIB associated nonprofit agency […]

National Industries for the Blind Strengthening America’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

Alexandria, Virginia—National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, is coordinating a massive nationwide response among its network of associated nonprofit agencies to provide essential products and services to help the nation fight COVID-19. Each day, people who are blind working at NIB associated agencies manufacture and […]