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.
PCB’s peer network provides the S-P-A-R-K: Self-Confidence, Peer Support, Accessibility, Resources, and Knowledge vital to gaining and maintaining independence for people who experience vision loss. Self-Confidence Believing in yourself, your abilities, and your dreams is crucial to overcoming the challenges … Read More
This year PCB will bestow its new annual awards as part of its banquet celebration at the 2018 PCB Conference and Convention. The ceremony will take place Saturday evening, October 20 in Pittsburgh. Please take some time to consider and … Read More
By Tom Burgunder, PCB Conference Coordinator Hello, everyone! It has been hot in Pittsburgh this week as I sit down to write this article. I hope you are thinking ahead and preparing to join us in Pittsburgh at our … Read More
By Mary Ann Alexander-Grignon, Membership Development Leader Hear Ye Hear Ye Read All About It! The Pennsylvania Council of the Blind is gearing up to give away a number of first-timer scholarships! The 2018 PCB Conference and Convention is being … Read More
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By the Nominating Team At our 2018 convention and conference the PCB membership will be asked to elect individuals to fill four open positions on PCB’s Board of Directors. To review, the organization’s bylaws mandate that the organization’s Board of … Read More