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Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disabled Persons Rights, Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, Human Services

Mission: NFB serves as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the nation; functions as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state, and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for the blind; provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; and aims for the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted. The NFB was founded in 1940 by Jacobus tenBroek.

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Rating: 5

The NFB of NJ is avery helpful organization for the blind and visually impaired. They provide specific information regarding special training in all areas for the blind including personal living skills i.e. cooking, cleaning, travel etc. They provide sholarships to worthy blind and VI students. They offer infirmation about almost any area of life activity