American  Council  of the  Blind

The American Council of the Blind of Minnesota (ACBM) began in the early 1970's, as the "Gopher State Blind Association." The name was changed to the American Council of the Blind of Minnesota in the early 1980's, when the organization became formally affiliated with the American Council of the Blind (ACB).

The American Council of the Blind of Minnesota is an organization that looks to the future, while recognizing the lessons taught by the past. Please join ACBM in making a better future for all blind Minnesotans.

ACBM is a 501(c)(3) organization. If you would like to donate, it will be tax deductible.

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ACBM Mailbox: ACBM
PO Box 19091
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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Calendar of Events by Juliette Silvers

Join us in some or all of the following events:

ACBM Board Meeting

ACBM Board meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at Currans Restaurant, 4201 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis
ACBM monthly social to   The ACBM Monthly Social is help on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 A.M. to noon. The location is the Nicollet Diner, 1428 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis.


ACBM Convention is coming - January 27-29!!

Sponsored by VANDA Pharmaceuticals (Timberwolf Sponsor) and CaptionMax (lady's slipper sponsor)

ACBM's 2017 convention is coming up sooner than you think. This event, jam packed with Presenters and vendors, will be a fantastic opportunity to get together for an event filled of learning, socialization, food, and fun. Members, Friends of ACBM, possible sponsors, and Vendors can visit ACBM Convention News for costs, updated schedule info and sponsorship information!


The Summer 2016 Memo is now available online ...


To help ACBM even more, use Good Search at as your search engine. It will ask you to enter your charity; use American Council of the Blind of Minnesota.

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