Jeff Thompson is joined in the BlindAbilities studio by Janet Dickelman, Representing the Minnesota chapter of the American Council of the Blind (ACB).. as many of our listeners already know, the American Council of the blind is a widespread and very important organization representing blind people. Janet shares it’s mission, a description and explanation of its affiliates and special programs, as well as providing an update on the Minnesota chapters plans for their state convention in January.
yes, the Minnesota chapter will have a convention this coming year. It will be held virtually, from January 22 through January 24, 2021, and accessible on a variety of platforms, ranging from Zoom to the many stations which comprise the ACB Radio network. Janet gives us a detailed rundown of the activities planned throughout the convention, and has posted those details on the chapters website:
be sure to set aside a few short minutes to listen as Jeff chats with Janet Dickelman, who gives us a wonderful overview of the national ACB organization‘s mission and programs, and brings it down to the Minnesota state level with her convention information. you can reach Janet via email, at: Janet.Dickelman@gmail.com.
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