For over 75 years, the Pennsylvania Council of the Blind has tirelessly worked on behalf of all people with vision loss. Whether advocating for employment opportunities, assuring the right to an independent and private vote or promoting legislation improving access to information; PCB and affiliate chapters throughout the state continue to encourage and assist all those with vision loss to achieve their fullest potential.
Over the year’s communication methods and technology have changed. As an organization we understand the importance of adapting to these changes and strongly believe in the inclusion of all people with vision loss. The PCB web presence is both an example of adaptation and a method for teaching those less familiar with vision loss about current advocacy issues. The content in these pages will also document how people with vision loss live , work and play.
By William H. Grignon Recently, three events in my local area caused me to ponder what message is being sent to the sighted world about people who are blind. The first was the annual Dining in the Dark fundraiser hosted … Read More
By William H. Grignon As many of you know, I am an active peer within PCB’s leadership, but I am physically located in Florida. My local chapter, the Southwest Florida Council of the Blind, has run a “Living the … Read More
By Conference Program and Planning Team PCB is seeking presentation submissions for its 87th annual statewide conference. The conference will be held virtually via the Zoom platform from Thursday, October 27, through Sunday, October 30, 2022. PCB welcomes session … Read More
You Have More Than One Vote at the ACB Convention By Chris Hunsinger This information is somewhat complicated, but I think it is important that we all understand it. I know that I had to read the voting instructions … Read More
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# 2022 PCB Conference Accelerate Your TRIP to Self-Reliance October 27-30, 2022 via ZoomThis year PCB offers a variety of underwriting opportunities and exhibit options for companies and organizations whose business is the blind community. Please read on for this … Read More