Posted: January 8, 2021
Content warning: the following statement addresses sensitive topics regarding abuse.
In his December 16 Open Letter, of Apology National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono promised that the National Federation of the Blind would take meaningful, concrete steps to address the issues raised by survivors of sexual assault or misconduct in the organization. During a nation-wide Zoom webinar Monday night, January 4, President Riccobono announced two major steps forward to begin that process. We invite you to follow the links below to learn more about these important steps, which the Colorado Center for the Blind embraces and from which our programs will benefit.
Announcement of Partnership with RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization
Establishment of the NFB Survivor-led Taskforce
Please direct any media inquiries to Chris Danielsen, Director of Public Relations for the National Federation of the Blind, (410) 659-9314, extension 2330, or firstname.lastname@example.org.