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State Convention

National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut 2021 STATE CONVENTION

October 29th through 31st, 2021

Register and make a difference in the lives of blind Nutmeggers!

The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut is proud to announce our 2021 State Convention! The location of our 2021 convention will be announced at a later date. Please save the dates of Friday, October 29, Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31.

Here is your chance to participate and learn more about the NFB’s programs and goals on the state and national level. Also, hear from speakers on topics of national and state importance, membership, technology, Braille, students, guide dog users, and parents’ concerns, meet the scholarship class of 2021 and much more!

Please visit this space often for further details including the registration form, the agenda and the Zoom information, which will be posted when it becomes available.

Mark your calendars and make every effort to attend the 2021 state convention of the NFBCT. Get Involved. Make a Difference! Please share with others, everyone is welcome!

Code of Conduct

As an attendee at our convention, you not only represent yourself but also represent our greater organization. We want you to enjoy our time together and to make new friends and renew old acquaintances. Although we encourage members to socialize and have fun, the convention also provides a valuable opportunity to come together to continue the work of our organization, to learn about the important initiatives that we are involved with on local and national levels, and to plan our work for the future.

The National Federation of the Blind seeks to provide a convention environment in which diverse participants, including members, speakers, exhibitors, staff, and volunteers, may learn, network, and enjoy the company of friends and colleagues in an environment of mutual respect and professionalism. We recognize a shared responsibility to create and uphold that atmosphere for the benefit of all. Some behaviors are therefore specifically prohibited:

  • harassment or intimidation based on race, religion, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, physical appearance, or other group identity
  • harassment or intimidation, including unwelcome sexual attention, stalking (physical or virtual), or unsolicited physical contact
  • public drunkenness and associated behaviors (e.g., belligerence, yelling, hostility, destruction of property)

Participants are expected to abide by these rules and behaviors in all convention venues, including online arenas, social media, and social events. Participants who are asked to stop a behavior that the recipient considers hostile or harassing are expected to comply immediately. We are committed to diversity, equity, and the free expression of ideas. Please visit https://nfb.org/code-conduct for more information.

Additional Information

Additional information will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Check back often.

For more information, please contact the following:

Maryanne Melley, President
Phone: 860-212-5549
Email: maryanne.melley@gmail.com

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