Presidential Release #472: May 2018 (English Audio)

The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind. It is shared with every chapter of the organization.

Please listen now, or share at your upcoming meeting or event.

Listen to previous episodes at

Items Covered

  • Discussion of the Federation's ground-breaking settlement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
  • Update on legislative priorities including:
    • Marrakesh Implementation Act
    • TIME Act and elimination of unfair wages
    • Access Technology Affordability Act
    • Right-to-parent efforts across the country
  • Federation Family notes
  • Customary endings including a salute to May the 4th

Related Resources 

Listen to the May 2018 Release